a skosh

a skosh

slang Only a little bit; a very small amount. Derived from the Japanese word sukoshi, meaning the same thing. Pronounced with a long O sound, as in "potion." Primarily heard in US. Adjust the mirror a skosh to the right. A: "Would you like some more wine?" B: "Just a skosh, thanks!
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skosh

mod. a bit more. Move down a skosh so I can sit down.
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Jones, currently at work on the PBS bio-series "Angeleno," and Haldeman, who pens design pieces for The New York Times and Architectural Digest, purchased the mountaintop property about two years ago for a skosh less than $6.6 million.
The first, and the larger by a skosh, was a $34.6 million award cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price foreign military sales contract to deliver and install four French E-2C Identification Friend or Foe Mode 5/Mode S interrogator and transponder units for the French air force.
Lyrically, it's mostly boyz'n'gurlz, a bit of sermonizing ("America"), and a skosh of Jewel's former self, the crusading folkie ("Stand").