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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Slightly’. Over 50 Sentences


Slightly — US. [ˈslaɪtlɪ], UK. [ˈslaɪtlɪ]

Main meanings:

  1. To a small degree or extent; a little bit.
  2. In a subtle or delicate manner.
  3. Not significantly or noticeably; somewhat.


10 simple sentences:

  • She smiled slightly.
  • The car’s paint is slightly faded.
  • I’m feeling slightly better today.
  • The room felt slightly chilly.
  • Are you slightly hungry?
  • Her voice trembled slightly.
  • The book was slightly damaged.
  • The price increased slightly.
  • We arrived slightly late.
  • She nodded slightly.


The sentences from movies:

This is a slightly different situation. – The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

I’m slightly color blind. – Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

Not even slightly. – Uncharted (2022)

Slightly more complicated than that. – Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

It’s slightly dirty. – P.S. I Love You (2007)

He asks only slightly. – Toy Story 3 (2010)

Slightly more useless each day. – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Okay, the slightly slower? – Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

Three well-dressed, slightly toasted Mexicans. – Pulp Fiction (1994)

Fortunately, slightly premature. – Prometheus (2012)

There are slightly more pressing matters at hand here. – Shaun of the Dead (2004)

I think I might find that slightly harder to bear. – Furious 6 (2013)

Slightly suspicious. – North by Northwest (1959)

Wounded, slightly. – Death Proof (2007)

We’ve made slightly different choices. – No Time to Die (2021)

Uh, slightly uneven. – The Royal Tenenbaums (2002)

Bend it slightly. – Insidious (2011)

They vary slightly in thrust duration… – The Martian (2015)

We’re just raising it slightly. – Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

You got me slightly aroused. – The Other Guys (2010)

But I’m balding slightly on top. – Annie Hall (1977)

Only it’s slightly different. – National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

We’ll just have to slightly adjust our approach a little bit. – Bad Boys II (2003)

We were slightly out of our league on this mission. – Project X (2012)

Mine’s slightly darker. – Get Him to the Greek (2010)

How slightly? – Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

And ever so slightly, look up. – Bolt (2008)

Radiation levels are slightly elevated, but it’s not dangerous. – The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

Only slightly. – Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Slightly stunned. – Enchanted (2007)

It’s actually slightly quicker, anyway. – Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

I pegged him as slightly cuckoo too. – Sunset Blvd. (1950)

I sense that you’re slightly confused right now. – Team America: World Police (2004)

The right arm is slightly abducted from the body. – From Hell (2001)

My stinker is slightly burning. – Brüno (2009)

I do have a slightly masochistic streak. – Malcolm and Marie (2021)

Connally’s head turns slightly to the right. – JFK (1991)

I’m slightly uncomfortable in the dark, sir. – Johnny English (2003)

Russell’s looking slightly malevolent there. – Doctor Who (2005)

Slightly below the uterus on a female. – Ghost World (2001)

His behaviour was slightly odd. – The Faculty (1998)