skosh (plural skoshes)
- A tiny amount; a little bit; tad; smidgen; jot.
- He added just a skosh of vinegar, to give the recipe some zip.
- 2002, Jan Hornung, Kiss the Sky: Helicopter Tales (ISBN 0595228968), page 62
- “Fly just a skosh to your one o'clock,” Elroy said.
- 2003, John Barnes, The Sky So Big and Black, (ISBN: 0765342227), page 216:
- Just a skosh after the lunch break, Bivvy and Erin were singing a song together.
- 2005, Bill Hylton, Bill Hylton's Power-Tool Joinery (ISBN 144031635X):
- I set the bit a skosh under the width of the mortise's shoulder; […]
- 2009, Kate Walbert, A Short History of Women: A Novel (ISBN 1416594981), page 192:
- “More?” “Just a skosh,” Liz says. “A skosh?” Fran says. “Japanese for 'a little,'” Liz says. “Sukoshi.”
- See also Wikisaurus:modicum.