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slightly

  

      adv   in small measure or degree  
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slightly

  
  
a little, marginally, on a small scale, somewhat, to some extent or degree  

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n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
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