a few means exactly 3
a few drinks means 3 drinks
a few people means 3 people
by Lukeii October 26, 2004
A very large amount, usually said on returning from a bar.
I said I was having a few but got absolutely wankered!
by wassonthen February 13, 2011
Three.

1+2= a few
Whoa, it's a few stooges.
by FannyDooley March 8, 2020
Short for "few people understand." Refers to a perspective an individual thinks is important but not enough people are aware of.

Used as a meme in cryptocurrency communities.
Few.

Ethereum is rewriting the financial system, few people understand.
by undertheradar May 20, 2021
The number of people that understand that crypto is taking over the global economy.
Typically used by itself (one word sentence).
@jack: Few
by grayduck January 30, 2021
Generally means three. No less than three can be slightly more. Three is the most common number associated with few.
I will buy a few books at the store.
by Annonymous1221 January 13, 2008