few few  /ˈfju/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small elite group
  2. (adj) a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In a few hours his roommates will be surprised not to meet another of his conquests stumbling into the living room for breakfast.
  2. Meanwhile, a few are already quietly striving for international standards, aided by new technologies like digital video that allow higher production values at little extra cost.
  3. Despite the movie business's reputation for waste and excess, there are few places more ruthlessly scheduled, more efficiently choreographed than a film set.

News

  1. A few storms for Sunday

        FEW STORMS FOR FATHER”S DAY High pressure is making a brief stay across the region this afternoon. It begins losing its grip with the approach of our next frontal system through the overnight period. Clouds build tonight as …
    on June 16, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

  2. A Few Tips for The Last of Us

    The Last of Us is finally out, and now I get to share in the joy of having others play it, as there have been few others to talk to about the game when I beat my review copy a week ago. I'll probably have some commentary about the surely controversial ending soon, but first I thought I'd chime in with a few tips regarding gameplay I didn't cover or only brushed on during my official review.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. After rocky few months, Lululemon tries to lighten up with joke-filled CEO job posting

    NEW YORK — Lululemon has had a rocky few months. Now it's looking for help. According to a new CEO job ad it's posted, it's seeking a leader who can hold a headstand for at least 10 minutes, communicate in Sanskrit and down wheatgrass and tequila shots on Fridays for work-life balance.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "My sense is that the tough fighting will continue," he warned. "Indeed, it may get more intense in the next few months. As we take away the enemy's safe havens and reduce the enemy's freedom of action, the insurgents will fight back."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: CNN

  2. "This announcement is as convincing an answer to the efforts undertaken by Iran over the last few days as any we could provide," Clinton said.
    on May 18, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "No one wanted to make the first move," Stoudemire told reporters in New York, "and I feel confident enough to take that first step and hopefully now we can bring a few guys in to join me."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Amare Stoudemire Source: Washington Post

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