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A FEW

A FEW appears in the following pangrams (sentences using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Jack amazed a few girls by dropping the antique onyx vase! (47 letters)
  • Jeb quickly drove a few extra miles on the glazed pavement. (48 letters)
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A FEW appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • So must a few drawers reward we fat sumos?
  • We fade to melodies I recall; a cerise idol emoted a few.
  • We fanatical ilk nip nine men; in pink lilac, I tan a few.
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Definition of the adjective a few

What does a few mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. more than one but indefinitely small in number
    • example: a few roses
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • synonym of a few: a couple of
    • similar: few

Other definitions of a few

What does a few also mean?

determiner

  1. A small number of

pronoun

  1. A small number of things

Phrases with A FEW

  1. A Few Sandwiches Short of a Picnic
  2. You've Got to Crack a Few Eggs to Make an Omelette
  3. Have a Few
  4. Quite a Few

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for A FEW

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Google previewA Dictionary of Catch Phrases (2003)

by Eric Partridge

you wina few, you lose a few is a wholly US var., dating since c. 1945, of youcan' t you win afew,you lose a few is a wholly US var., dating since c. 1945, of you ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

The shrub then bears but a few leaves, which are very tender and young, and not yet fully opened, as being scarce above ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary: Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany ... The Second Edition, with Many Additions, and Illustrative Plates (1805)

by Colin MILNE

The shrub then bears but a few leaves, which are ...

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Quotes about A FEW

I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few. (William Morris)
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Anagrams of A FEW

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  • FAWE

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