1) adj. Being of a number more than two or three but not many.
2) pron. An indefinite but small number; some or a few.
1) I've defecated several times today. I shouldn't have eaten those All Bran this morning.
2) Several of my friends did try to rape me.
More than a few and almost a bunch
Lisa Simpson: What did I get wrong?
Superintendant Chalmers: Several answers.
Lisa Simpson: Several!? That's more than a few! And almost a bunch!
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To describe many without knowing the exact content.Crackheads usually use this word to exaggerate some gear that they are trying to boost.
Dopeman "Yo, whats this bullshit you trying to sell me?"
Crackhead"It a hbo box"
Dopeman " this will hook up to my t.v.?"
Crackhead" Yeah man, this goes to several different kinds of t.v.'s
Dopeman " Man get yo punk ass outta here. Don't come around here no more!"
sev-eral, as in more than seven. fun.fact: there are seven letters in the word several.
"we have several children"
"wow, you must get it on like rabbits!"