Synonyms of slight in English:

slight


See definition of slight

adjective

1‘the chance of success is slight’

SYNONYMS
small, modest, little, tiny, minute, inappreciable, imperceptible, infinitesimal, hardly worth mentioning, negligible, inconsiderable, insignificant, minimal, marginal
remote, scant, slim, outside
faint, vague, subtle, gentle
informal minuscule
rare exiguous
ANTONYMS

big, considerable

2‘the book is a slight work by his usual standards’

SYNONYMS
minor, inconsequential, trivial, trifling, unimportant, lightweight, superficial, shallow, of little account, petty, paltry
informal penny-ante
British informal twopenny-halfpenny
North American informal nickel-and-dime
ANTONYMS

major, substantial

3‘Elizabeth's slight figure’

SYNONYMS
slim, slender, slightly built, petite, diminutive, small, delicate, dainty, small-boned, elfin
thin, skinny, size-zero, spare, puny, undersized, frail, weak
Scottish wee
informal pint-sized, pocket-size
rare gracile, attenuate
ANTONYMS

sturdy, burly, muscular

4‘slight, flat-bottomed boats made only of timber’

SYNONYMS
flimsy, insubstantial, fragile, frail, rickety, jerry-built
ANTONYMS

strong, robust


verb

1‘he was convinced that he had been socially slighted’

SYNONYMS
insult, snub, rebuff, repulse, spurn, treat disrespectfully, give someone the cold shoulder, cold-shoulder, brush off, turn one's back on, keep at arm's length, disregard, ignore, cut, cut dead, neglect, take no notice of, disdain, scorn
informal give someone the brush-off, freeze out, stiff-arm, knock back
informal, dated give someone the go-by
rare misprize, scout
ANTONYMS

respect, welcome


noun

1‘she often started rows in response to what she saw as slights on Nicky's part’

SYNONYMS
insult, affront, slur, disparaging remark
snub, rebuff, rejection
spurning, cold-shouldering, disregard, rudeness, disrespect, disdain, scorn
informal put-down, dig, brush-off, kick in the teeth, slap in the face
ANTONYMS

compliment