somewhatadverbuk /ˈsʌm.wɒt/ us /-wɑːt/ formal
- His reply to my question was somewhat ambiguous.
- Most characters in his films are somewhat larger than life.
- The minister suggested that the dire prophecies of certain leading environmentalists were somewhat exaggerated.
- Dinner was somewhat delayed on account of David's rather late arrival.
- He looked somewhat shamefaced when he realized his mistake.