- skosh "a little bit," Korean War armed forces slang, from Japanese sukoshi "few, little, some."
Etymology dictionary. 2014.
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skosh — ˈskōsh noun ( es) Etymology: Japanese sukoshi : a small amount : bit III,3c : smidgen usually used adverbially with a just a skosh bit shook Josiah Bunting … Useful english dictionary
skosh — mod. a bit more. □ I need a skosh more room. □ Move down a skosh so I can sit down … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
skosh — noun Etymology: Japanese sukoshi Date: 1952 a small amount ; bit, smidgen used adverbially with a < just a skosh bit shook Josiah Bunting > … New Collegiate Dictionary
skosh — /skohsh/, n. Slang. a bit; a jot: We need just a skosh more room. [ < Japn sukoshi a little (bit)] * * * … Universalium
skosh — noun A tiny amount; a little bit; tad; smidgen; jot. He added just a skosh of vinegar, to give the recipe some zip … Wiktionary
skosh — a small amount. I ll just have a skosh of pasta … Dictionary of american slang
skosh — [[t]skoʊʃ[/t]] n. cvb sl. a bit; jot: We need just a skosh more room.[/ex] • Etymology: 1955–60, amer.; < Japn sukoshi a little (bit) … From formal English to slang
skosh — n. (USA Slang) jot, a little bit, small amount … English contemporary dictionary
skosh — [skəʊʃ] noun US informal a small amount; a little. Origin 1950s: from Japanese sukoshi … English new terms dictionary
skosh — n. a little more … English slang