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English definition of “slightly”

slightly

adverb uk   /ˈslaɪt.li/ us  

slightly adverb (SMALL IN AMOUNT)

B2 a little: She's slightly taller than her sister. I'm slightly upset she forgot my birthday. I'm slightly worried that she'll get lost on the way.Some and quite

slightly adverb (THIN)

Someone who is slightly built is thin and delicate.Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin
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