Translation of "slight" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /slaɪt/ us /slɑɪt/

small and not important

ligero, leve
slight differences in colour

Someone who is slight is thin.

delgado, menudo

(Translation of “slight” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /slait/

small; not great; not serious or severe

pequeño, ligero
a slight breeze
We have a slight problem.

(of a person) slim and delicate-looking

It seemed too heavy a load for such a slight woman.
slightest adjective

(often in negative sentences, questions etc) least possible; any at all

I haven’t the slightest idea where he is
The slightest difficulty seems to upset her.
slighting adjective

insulting; disrespectful

despreciativo, menospreciativo
He made rather a slighting remark about her parents.
slightingly adverb

de manera despreciativa
slightly adverb

to a small extent

I’m still slightly worried about it.


He was a slightly-built young man.
in the slightest

(in negative sentences, questions etc) at all

en absoluto
You haven’t upset me in the slightest
That doesn’t worry me in the slightest.

(Translation of “slight” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)