Definition of LITTLE

noun : LITTLE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a small amount or duration; "he accepted the little they gave him" ;

Adjective : LITTLE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (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"; "there's slight chance that it will work"; "there's a slight chance it will work" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (of children and animals) young, immature; "what a big little boy you are"; "small children" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice" ;

  • 6. (

    ) low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man" ;

  • 8. (

    ) 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" ;

Adverb : LITTLE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not much; "he talked little about his family" ;


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