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few Idioms & Phrases


- No few

  • not few; more than a few; many.
Webster 1913

- The few

  • the minority; opposed to the many or the majority.
Webster 1913

A few

  • adjective satellite more than one but indefinitely small in number
    a couple of.
    • a few roses
    • a couple of roses
WordNet
  • a small number.
Webster 1913

few-flowered leek

  • noun leek producing bulbils instead of flowers; Russia and Iran
    Allium paradoxum.
WordNet

In few

  • in a few words; briefly.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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