from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A small amount; a bit: "This is a well-plotted, economical thriller. Although the beginning is a skosh slow, [the author] picks up the pace” ( T. Jefferson Parker).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tiny amount; a little bit; tad; smidgen; jot.
Japanese sukoshi.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese 少し, すこし (sukoshi, "a little"). (Wiktionary)