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skosh

[skohsh] /skoʊʃ/
noun, Slang.
1.
a bit; a jot:
We need just a skosh more room.
Origin
< Japanese sukoshi a little (bit)
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Word Origin and History for skosh

"a little bit," Korean War armed forces slang, from Japanese sukoshi "few, little, some."

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skosh

noun

A little bit; smidgen: You need a skosh more room here for your desk

[Korean War armed forces; fr Japanese sukoshi]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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