1. 1〔細かい様子〕
    • 細々とした物
    • small things
    • 彼女は細々としたことを気にする
    • She worries about little things.
  1. 2〔詳しく丁寧な様子〕in detail; minutely
    • 母は私に細々と注意した
    • My mother gave me detailed advice [directions]./〔小言をいう〕My mother scolded me about every little thing.
    • 事の成り行きが細々と書き記してあった
    • The full particulars of what had happened were recorded.
    • それについては細々と述べる必要はありません
    • You don't have to go into detail about it.
  1. I〔非常に細い様子〕
    • 細々とした腕
    • a very slender arm
  1. II〔どうにか続く様子〕
    • 細々と暮らす
    • earn 「a bare living [a scanty livelihood]