Definition of a touch in English:

a touch


  • To a slight degree; a little.

    ‘the water was a touch too chilly for us’
    • ‘There is a sick feeling developing in my stomach, accompanied by a slight fear and a touch of anger.’
    • ‘An exotic Chinese golden pheasant has brought a touch of the mystic east to inner city Manchester.’
    • ‘If this can be achieved then the crowd tend to get a touch restless and this can filter through to the players on the pitch.’
    • ‘In order to add a touch of calm to proceedings in Corsham she also read stories to the assembled youngsters.’
    • ‘Now I have a pint of hot water with a touch of lemon, then two pieces of fruit like a banana and apple.’
    • ‘It was a clean-cut, agreeable dish albeit a touch bland for more adventurous palates.’
    • ‘After a while it becomes a little too solid, but a touch more water fixes that.’
    • ‘With my need for coffee still a touch greater than my fear of humiliation, I popped the question.’
    • ‘This was a touch worrying as we were there for pretty much the same reason.’
    • ‘It may well be the old congenital paranoia, but I detect more than a touch of wishful thinking here.’