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Dictionary definition for: Slight

1. (n) a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

2. (v) pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"

3. (s) having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse" "slight evidence" "a tenuous argument" "a thin plot"

4. (s) almost no or (with "a'') at least some; very little; "there''s slight chance that it will work" "there''s a slight chance it will work"

5. (s) being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair" "watched her slight figure cross the street"

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