Definition of somewhat adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsʌmwɒt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌmwʌt//
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to some degree synonym rather I was somewhat surprised to see him. The situation has changed somewhat since we last met. What happened to them remains somewhat of a mystery.Extra examples Her version of what happened was somewhat different. The minister was looking somewhat bemused. The singer, somewhat surprisingly, refused to accept this. The system had already been used, albeit somewhat differently, by Marx.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: somewhat