Complete Definition of "slight"

English

Pronunciation
slīt, /slaɪt/, /<tt>slaIt</tt>/
audio|en-us-slight.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes:English:-aɪt|Rhymes: -aɪt

Adjective
slight (compar: slighter, superl: slightest)

  1. small|Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.

#: a slight (i.e., feeble) effort
#: a slight (i.e., not deep) impression
#: a slight (i.e., not convincing) argument
#: a slight (i.e., not thorough) examination
#: a slight (i.e., not severe) pain

  1. Not stout or heavy; slender.
  2. a slight but graceful woman
  3. Foolish; silly; weak in intellect.

Synonyms
saurus|thin|skinny

Derived terms
slightish
slightly
slightness

Translations
trans-top|insignificant
Arabic: ARchar|Ø·ÙÙÙ IPAchar|(Êafí:f)
Chinese: è¼å¾®ç, 轻微ç (qÄ«ngwÄi de)
Dutch: onbeduidend
Finnish: vähäinen
French: insignifiant
German: geringfügig
Hungarian: csekély
trans-mid
Italian: insignificante
Japanese: å°ãã® (ãããã®, sukoshi no)
Korean: ì½ê°ì (yakgan-ui)
Portuguese: insignificante
Russian: незнаÑиÑелÑнÑй (neznaÄítelânyj)
Spanish: insignificante
Swedish: obetydlig
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Verb
en-verb

  1. To treat as slight or not worthy of attention, to make light of.
  2. To treat with disdain or neglect.
  3. To act negligently or carelessly.
  4. To overthrow; to demolish.
  5. To make even or level.
  6. To throw heedlessly.

Derived terms
slightingly

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. The act of slighting; a deliberate act of neglect or discourtesy.
  2. Sleight.

Derived terms
put a slight upon

Anagrams
lights

Dictionary notes
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