Definition of Slighter

1. n. One who slights.



Definition of Slighter

1. Adjective. (comparative of slight lang=English POS=adjective) ¹

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Definition of Slighter

1. one that slights [n -S] - See also: slights

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slighter

sliding seat
sliding window
slidingly
slidings
slidometer
slidometers
slier
sliest
slieve
slieves
sligh
slight
slight care
slight of hand
slighted
slighter (current term)
slighters
slightest
slighteth
slightful
slighting
slightingly
slightish
slightly
slightness
slightnesses
slights
slighty
slike
slily

Literary usage of Slighter

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1. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1874)
"The philosophical and, in many ways, original lecture of Professor J├╝rgensen, of T├╝bingen, on the slighter forms of typhoid (Volkmann's Sammlung Klinischer ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"The first presented a rough surface ; the other was much smoother, and covered with slighter ramifications, not unlike those visible in water in the state ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1898)
"slighter cases are : (a) thick soles with well-fitting insteps, and roomy around the heads of the metatarsals ; (/>) a thickening of the sole of at least ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. by Edward Gibbon (1821)
"A slighter provocation inflamed the more irascible temper of their descendants: a new spirit had arisen of religious chivalry and Papal dominion: a nerve ..."

5. Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"more thinner, slighter, and meaner than heretofore they have been, to the great de- i.4'it and hurt of all that are to use the same about the sails and ..."

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