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A.Word.A.Day--skosh

Pronunciation Sound Clip RealAudio

This week's theme: slang/informal terms.

skosh (skoash) noun

A small amount; a little bit.

[From Japanese sukoshi (a little).]

-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)

"In the end, the committee reasoned that the Grizzlies' overall record was just a skosh better than the other two." Bill Kolb; Tough Decisions Put to NCS Panel; The Contra Costa Times (California); May 23, 2005.

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Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth. -Joseph Joubert, essayist (1754-1824)

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