English adjective: slight
|1.||slight (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some|
|Samples||Little rain fell in May.|
Gave it little thought.
Little time is left.
We still have little money.
A little hope remained.
There's slight chance that it will work.
There's a slight chance it will work.
|2.||slight lacking substance or significance|
A tenuous argument.
A thin plot.
A fragile claim to fame.
|Synonyms||flimsy, fragile, tenuous, thin|
|3.||slight being of delicate or slender build|
|Samples||She was slender as a willow shoot is slender.|
A slim girl with straight blonde hair.
Watched her slight figure cross the street.
|Synonyms||slender, slim, svelte|
English noun: slight
|1.||slight (act) a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)|
|Broader (hypernym)||discourtesy, offence, offense, offensive activity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||cold shoulder, cut, silent treatment, snub|
English verb: slight
|1.||slight (cognition) pay no attention to, disrespect|
|Samples||She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||brush aside, brush off, discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside|