Word of the DaySaturday, January 04, 2014
\skohsh\ , noun;
Slang. a bit; a jot: We need just a skosh more room.
The pack's momentum had nailed me facedown cause a pebble under my toe had rolled, but it wouldn't've if I'd been a skosh more coherent.
-- John Barnes, The Sky So Big and Black, 2002
Except there's just the barest crook to his version, showing he knows just a skosh more than she did. And probably wishes he didn't.
-- Ken Kesey, Sometimes a Great Notion, 1962
Skosh entered English in the 1950s from the Japanese term sukoshi which meant "a little bit."
POWERED BY 4INFO
Get Word of the Day
Words of the Day