A mite means to a small extent or degree. It is sometimes used to make a statement less extreme. ⇒ I can't help feeling just a mite uneasy about it. ⇒ I think if you were a woman you might feel a mite differently.
Glad you've got the money, too, gal, because it's going to cost you a mite.Murray, Stephen DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATIONIt's got to be a mite better than playing death of a salesman.Forbes, Bryan A SONG AT TWILIGHTShoes took the note and stood up, stillstaring at the bar, a mite distractedly.Nicola Barker BEHINDLINGS