a bit
phrasal somewhat, rather <
the play was a bit dull
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • a bit — informal 1) slightly or a little I m feeling a bit tired. That was a bit stupid. a bit more/less: The second interview was a bit less formal than the first. 2) a short time You ll have to wait a bit. for a bit: Why don t you come and stay with us …   English dictionary

  • a bit — {n., informal} A small amount; some. * /There s no sugar in the sugar bowl, but you may find a bit in the bag./ * /If the ball had hit the window a bit harder, it would have broken it./ Often used like an adverb. * /This sweater scratches a bit./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • a bit — {n., informal} A small amount; some. * /There s no sugar in the sugar bowl, but you may find a bit in the bag./ * /If the ball had hit the window a bit harder, it would have broken it./ Often used like an adverb. * /This sweater scratches a bit./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • a\ bit — n informal A small amount; some. There s no sugar in the sugar bowl, but you may find a bit in the bag. If the ball had hit the window a bit harder, it would have broken it. Often used like an adverb. This sweater scratches a bit. Also used like… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • a bit — adverb To a small extent; in a small amount; rather. Isnt that hat a bit small for him? Syn: a little, a little bit Ant: a lot …   Wiktionary

  • A bit — modest sum of money: Reg had a bit on the winner of the last race; Ann was left a bit when her grandmother died …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • a bit — Australian Slang modest sum of money: Reg had a bit on the winner of the last race; Ann was left a bit when her grandmother died …   English dialects glossary

  • a bit — he s a bit forgetful Syn: somewhat, fairly, slightly, rather, quite, a little, moderately; informal pretty, sort of, kind of, kinda …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • a bit — idi somewhat; a little: a bit sleepy[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • a bit — a little, a few, a jot …   English contemporary dictionary

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