Slight a. [Compar. Slighter superl. Slightest.]
1. Not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe; weak; gentle; -- applied in a great variety of circumstances; as, a slight (i. e., feeble) effort; a slight (i. e., perishable) structure; a slight (i. e., not deep) impression; a slight (i. e., not convincing) argument; a slight (i. e., not thorough) examination; slight (i. e., not severe) pain, and the like. “At one slight bound.”
Slight is the subject, but not so the praise. --Pope.
Some firmly embrace doctrines upon slight grounds. --Locke.
2. Not stout or heavy; slender.
His own figure, which was formerly so slight. --Sir W. Scott.
3. Foolish; silly; weak in intellect.
adj : (usually follows `the') most meager; "didn't have the