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chotto
adverb, interjection

Alternate Written Forms:

[ちょっと(一寸)]
chotto
[ちょっ()·()]
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choto
[ちょと(一寸)]
choto
[ちょ()·()]
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chotto
choito
[ちょいと(一寸)]
choito
[ちょい()·()]
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English Meaning(s) for ちょっと

adverb
  1. a little; a bit; slightly
  2. just a minute; for a moment; briefly
  3. somewhat; rather; fairly; pretty; quite
  4. (not) easily; (not) readily (before a verb in negative form)
interjection
  1. hey!; come on; excuse me

Definition and Synonyms for ちょっと

Rather to some (great or small) extent
Synonyms: うたた, かなり, ちょい, とかく, とても, よほど, ずいぶん, ちょっと, なかなか, わりかし, 一寸, 割と, 割合, 割り方, 少々, 相当, ある程度, 結構
A Trifle to a small degree
Synonyms: やや, やや, いやや, ちっと, わずか, いささか, ちっとも, ちびっと, ちょっと, ぽっちり, ぽつぽつ, もそっと, ちょっくら, ちょびっと, ポツリポツリ, ちっとやそっと, 一寸, 何らか, 多少, 少々, 少し, 少しく, 幾分, 心持ち, 若干
More Or Less to a small degree or extent
Synonyms: やや, ちっと, ちょい, わずか, いくらか, いささか, ちょっと, ちょびっと, 一寸, 多少, 少々, 少し, 幾分, 心なし, 心なしか, 心持ち
For A While for a short time
Synonyms: ちいと, ちっと, ちょっと, ちょっくら, 一寸, 暫時
Minute an indefinitely short time
Synonyms: ちょっと, ひととき, 一刻, 一寸, 一時, 分秒, 寸刻, 寸時, 寸秒, 短時間, つかの間
A Trifle somewhat
Synonyms: やや, やや, いやや, ちっと, わずか, いささか, ちっとも, ちびっと, ちょっと, ぽっちり, ぽつぽつ, もそっと, ちょっくら, ちょびっと, ポツリポツリ, ちっとやそっと, 一寸, 何らか, 多少, 少々, 少し, 少しく, 幾分, 心持ち, 若干

Categories ちょっと is a member of

Time an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for ちょっと

Sample Sentences for ちょっと

She stayed there for a moment.
I hate to trouble you, but could you move over a bit so there's room for someone else to sit?
I think I'm just tired.
A little more.
Apparently, Tom had a lot on his mind, so I just left him alone.

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