- n a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
- v pay no attention to, disrespect
- a (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some
there's slight chance that it will work
there's a slight chance it will work
- s lacking substance or significance; a fragile claim to fame"
- s being of delicate or slender build
watched her slight figure cross the street
- A slight plurality, 39%-36%, believe Attorney General Alberto Gonzales should resign.
- It wasn't the turtles' "slight smiles" that first attracted Pritchard.
- However, Molina's slight edge in some polls Colom actually has his own small lead in other surveys is based on voters' concerns over present-day violence.
- Joe Biden in New York Times
Six months earlier in New Hampshire, Mr. Biden said that "you cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent."
- John Terry in The Guardian (blog)
I took a slight knock in training but with such an important match on Saturday the right course of action was to put a protective boot on my right foot and have a CT scan,said Terry in a statement. "The scan has shown there is no break and...
- Ray Clemence in WalesOnline
The big thing is confidence. They had the transfer turmoil before the start of the season and that was a slight excuse, but it is no longer an excuse,said Clemence.