Fewer definition

fyo͝oər
adjective
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A smaller number.

Some left, fewer stayed.

pronoun
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The comparative of few; a smaller number.

Fewer women wear hats these days.

There are fewer tigers than there were a hundred years ago.

determiner
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fewer and fewer
  • an ever-decreasing number (of)
    fewer and fewer men are wearing hats.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

fewer and fewer