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little

noun

1 little

A small amount or duration.



adjective

1 little

Limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent:
— A little dining room.
— A little house.
— A little (or small) group.

synonym: small.

Roget 897: loving etc. v.; fond of; taken with, struck with; smitten, bitten; attached to, wedded to; enamored; charmed etc. v.; ... show more

Roget 940: dishonest, dishonorable; unconscientious, unscrupulous; fraudulent etc. 545; knavish; disgraceful etc. (disreputable) 974; wicked etc. ... show more

Roget 32: small, little; diminutive etc. (small in size) 193; minute; fine; inconsiderable, paltry etc. (unimportant) 643; faint ... show more

Polish: niewielki, mały, nieduży

2 little

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.

synonym: slight.

3 little

of children and animals Young, immature:
— What a big little boy you are.

synonym: small.

Polish: mały, niedorosły, nieduży

4 little

informal Small and of little importance:
— A little (or small) matter.

synonyms: fiddling, footling, lilliputian, niggling, petty, picayune, piddling, piffling, trivial.

Roget 193: little; small etc. (in quantity) 32; minute, diminutive, microscopic; microzoal; inconsiderable etc. (unimportant) 643; exiguous, ... show more

Polish: bagatelny

5 little

of a voice Faint:
— A little voice.

synonym: small.

6 little

Low in stature; not tall:
— A little man.

synonym: short.

Roget 201: short, brief, curt; compendious, compact; stubby, scrimp; shorn, stubbed; stumpy, thickset, pug; chunky [U.S.], decurtate; ... show more

Polish: konusowaty, kurduplowaty, nikczemnego wzrostu

7 little

Lowercase:
— Little a.

synonyms: minuscule, small.

8 little

Small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context).

adverb

1 little

Not much.


Moby thesaurus: Lilliputian, a bit, a breath, a little, abject, abominable, ace, arrant, atom, atrocious, authoritarian, baby, back-burner, bantam, barely, base, beggarly, bigot, bigoted, bit ... show more.

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