Associations to the word «Somewhat»
SOMEWHAT, adverb. To a limited extent or degree.
SOMEWHAT, pronoun. (archaic) Something.
SOMEWHAT, noun. More or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something.
SOMEWHAT, noun. A person or thing of importance; a somebody.
SOMEWHAT, adverb. To a small degree or extent; "his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other".
SOMEWHAT, adverb. To a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.