Adjective: few (fewer,fewest) fyoo
Noun: few fyoo
- A small but indefinite number (a quantifier that can be used with countable nouns and is often preceded by 'a')
"a few weeks ago"; "a few more wagons than usual"; "an invalid's pleasures are few and far between"; "few roses were still blooming"; "few women have led troops in battle"
- A small elite group
"it was designed for the discriminating few"
Sounds like: ferule, ferr, few, phew, whew
Derived forms: fews, fewest, fewer
See also: a couple of, a few, fewer, hardly a, multiplicity, numerosity, numerousness, some
Type of: elite, élite [Brit], elite group