Adjective Definition

little

1.Definition: (informal) small and of little importance

"A little (or small) matter"

Related Adjective(s):fiddling, footling, lilliputian, niggling, petty, picayune, piddling, piffling, trivial


2.Definition: (of a voice) faint

"A little voice"

Related Adjective(s):small


3.Definition: (of children and animals) young, immature

"What a big little boy you are"

Related Adjective(s):small


4.Definition: (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some

"Little rain fell in May", "Gave it little thought", "Little time is left", "We still have little money", "A little hope remained"

Related Adjective(s):slight


5.Definition: limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"A little dining room", "A little house", "A little (or small) group"

Related Adjective(s):small


6.Definition: low in stature; not tall

"A little man"

Related Adjective(s):short


7.Definition: lowercase

"Little a"

Related Adjective(s):minuscule, small


8.Definition: small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)

"A nice little job", "Bless your little heart", "My dear little mother", "A sweet little deal", "I'm tired of your petty little schemes", "Filthy little tricks", "What a nasty little situation"




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