• (adv): In a slim or slender manner.
    Example: "Slightly built"
    Synonyms: slenderly, slimly
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on slightly:

Shooting (bridge)
... play of a hand which aims for a favorable result by making a choice that is slightly against the odds ... In contrast, a player who is shooting makes a bid or play that is only slightly inferior, in the hope that the cards lie in such a way that the normal ... In the long run, even slightly inferior actions lose to the better bid or play, so it is not sensible to shoot unless the only hope left is an unusual situation, such ...
... Cyrtonybyoceras is a slightly exogastric member of the Wutinoceratidae, a family of actinocerids and probably derived from an earlier Wutinoceras ... The shell of Cyrtonybyoceras is curved slightly upwardly and is slightly compressed ... and Wutinoceras are similar, except for Cyrtonybyoceras being slightly cyrtoconic, and almost intergrade ...
Slightly Not Stoned Enough To Eat Breakfast Yet Stoopid
... Slightly Not Stoned Enough To Eat Breakfast Yet Stoopid is an album by California band Slightly Stoopid, which was released July 22, 2008 ...
Subaru Legacy (third Generation) - Models - D-Type
... The fenders, grille, and headlights were altered slightly, making interchangeability with A-C type impossible ... bulbs as in previous years, but the shape on the headlight was altered slightly ... The grille was made slightly taller than the A-C models, and the shape of the bumper around the grille was altered slightly to accommodate a lower joint where the hood and bumper meet ...
... It is characterised by a long, straight, slender shell with a slightly expanded tip that curves slightly downwards ... Septal necks are holochoanitic to slightly maxichaonitic, extending back to the previous septum and sometimes beyond ...

More definitions of "slightly":

  • (adv): To a small degree or extent.
    Example: "The children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"
    Synonyms: somewhat

Famous quotes containing the word slightly:

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    That comes on like a slightly horrible thought.
    Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)

    This fond reiteration of the oldest expressions of truth by the latest posterity, content with slightly and religiously retouching the old material, is the most impressive proof of a common humanity.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    ... by dint of admitting to himself that he was too much as other men were, he had become remarkably unlike them in this—that he could excuse others for thinking slightly of him, and could judge impartially of their conduct even when it told against him.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)