Definition of


  1. (noun, group) a small elite group
  2. (adj, all) a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
    a few more wagons than usual
    an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
    few roses were still blooming
    few women have led troops in battle

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Antonyms of Few


Alternate forms of Few

Derivations: few, fewness

Hypernyms: elite, elite group

Origin of the word Few

  1. O.E. feawe (contracted to fea), from Gmc. *faw- (cf. O.N. far, Dan. faa, O.Fris. fe, O.H.G. foh "little," Goth. fawai "few"), from PIE *pau- "smallness" (cf. L. paucus "few, little," paullus "little," pauper "poor;" Gk. pauros "few, little," pais (gen. paidos) "child;" L. more

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Words that sound like Few

f, fa, faa, fab, fae, fao, fauve, fay, fbi, fe, feb, feb 2, fee, feoff, fey, fha, fib, fief, fife, fifo, five, fo, fob, fob off, foe, fop, fovea

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