ever so slightly

Definition of ever so slightly

:only by a very small amount
  • The snake moved ever so slightly.

Word by Word Definitions

ever play
  1. : always

  2. : at any time

  3. : in any way

slight play slightly
  1. : having a slim or delicate build : not stout or massive in body

  2. : lacking in strength or substance : flimsy, frail

  3. : deficient in weight, solidity, or importance : trivial

  1. : to treat as slight or unimportant : make light of

  2. : to treat with disdain or indifference

  3. : to perform or attend to carelessly and inadequately

  1. : an act or an instance of slighting

  2. : an instance of being slighted : a humiliating discourtesy


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