WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
slight /slaɪt/USA pronunciation
adj., -er, -est,v., n.
small in amount, degree, etc.:I heard a slight noise.
of little importance, influence, etc.; trivial:only a slight difference between what he says and what you say.
slender or slim;
light in build:She was slight and had delicate features.
of little substance or strength.
v. [~ + object]
to treat (someone) as if he or she were unimportant:didn't mean to slight the dinner guest.
an instance of treating someone as unimportant:a deliberate slight.
slight•ed,adj.: I felt slighted that I was not invited to the party.
slight•ly, adv.: slightly overweight.
slight•ness, n. [uncountable]
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slightly /ˈslaɪtlɪ/ adv
- in small measure or degree
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