Definition of few determiner from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    few

     determiner,adjective
    determiner, adjective
    NAmE//fyu//
     
    (fewer, fewest)
     
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  1. 1used with plural nouns and a plural verb to mean “not many” Few people understand the difference. There seem to be fewer tourists around this year. Very few students learn Latin now.
  2. 2a few used with plural nouns and a plural verb to mean “a small number,” “some” We've had a few replies. I need a few things from the store. I try to visit my parents every few weeks.
  3. Idioms
    few and far between
     
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    not frequent; not happening often
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: few