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somewhat meaning

EN[ˈsʌmwɒt] [ˈsʌmwʌt]
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    Definition of somewhat in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsomewhats
    1. More or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something.
      1. A person or thing of importance; a somebody.
      2. Pronoun
        1. (archaic) Something.
        2. Adverb
          1. To a limited extent or degree.
            1. The crowd was somewhat larger than expected, perhaps due to the good weather. ‎
            2. The decision to shave or not is a somewhat personal one. ‎
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Here, the emphasis is somewhat deflatingly on the artifice in “Cymbeline.”
            • In only his second interview as a somewhat reluctant pop star in the late 70s, a man from the Mirror in a reassuringly dirty mac nudgingly begs: “Tell us about the girls.”
            • If the slogan is somewhat "tongue in chic," to use Lehrman's phrase, it's not far off base.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adverbs
            • Degree adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Pronouns
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                Meaning of somewhat for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "somewhat" is an adverb, more specifically, a degree adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a pronoun.
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