as few as
Definition of as few as
—used to suggest that a number or amount is surprisingly small The procedure is recommended by as few as one out of five doctors. As few as half the students passed the test.
Word by Word Definitions
: not many persons or things
: consisting of or amounting to only a small number
: a small number of units or individuals
: a special limited number
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up as few as? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).