Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “slight”

See all translations

slight

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
delicado
It seemed too heavy a load for such a slight woman.
slightest adjective (often in negative sentences, questions etc) least possible; any at all
mínimo
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
ligeramente
I’m still slightly worried about it.
slenderly
frágilmente
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.
(Definition of slight from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “slight” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More