little definition

  • adjective:
    • tiny in size: a little dining area. See Synonyms at tiny.
    • Short in level or timeframe; brief: Discover very little time left.
    • Small in amount or degree: little money.
    • Unimportant; insignificant: just a little matter.
    • slim; petty: mean little comments; slightly brain eaten with trivia.
    • Without much power or influence; of minor condition.
    • Being at an early on phase of growth; younger: just a little youngster.
    • Younger or youngest. Utilized especially of a sibling: My little sibling is leaving for college a few weeks.
    • Small in proportions.
    • Insignificant, insignificant.
    • really young.
    • More Youthful.
    • combined with title of spot, specifically of a country, to denote a neighborhood whose residents or storekeepers are from that destination.
    • Small in amount or number, having couple of people.
    • Small in proportions or degree; maybe not huge; diminutive; -- against huge or big
    • brief in timeframe; brief.
    • Small in volume or amount; very little
    • Little in dignity, power, or relevance; maybe not great; insignificant; contemptible.
    • Small in force or performance; perhaps not powerful; weak; minor; inconsiderable
    • Small in degree of views or sympathies; thin; superficial; contracted; mean; illiberal; ungenerous.
    • reduced in stature; not tall
    • (of young ones and creatures) young, immature
    • tiny in a fashion that arouses emotions (of pain or its reverse with regards to the framework)
    • limited or substandard in quantity or amount or magnitude or degree
    • (informal) small and of little relevance
    • (quantifier combined with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or practically none or (with `a') at the very least some
    • lowercase
    • (of a voice) light
  • adverb:
    • little; scarcely: works very long hours, resting bit.
    • maybe not whatsoever; never: They bit expected such a generous gift.
    • very little.
    • In a tiny volume or level; not much; a little; notably; -- often with a preceding it.
    • not much
  • noun:
    • a tiny volume or quantity: Offer me some.
    • some thing significantly less than all: i am aware bit of the history.
    • a quick distance or time: a little in the future; waited only a little.
    • what is bit; a little amount, amount, room, or the want.
    • A small degree or scale; small.
    • a tiny amount, quantity, room, and/or love.
    • a little bit or duration
  • idiom:
    • some Somewhat; somewhat: felt some better.
    • little-by-little By little levels or increments; gradually.
  • determiner:
    • Not much, only a little: only a little bit (of).
  • others:
    • maybe not large or much.
    • perhaps not big in number; having few constituent, people or parts: as, just a little army or fleet; only a little city.
    • little; of small amount, volume, or degree; limited; limited: as, only a little food or drink; little pleasure or joy; little impact.
    • perhaps not of great level or timeframe; soon; short in room or time; brief: as, only a little means or distance; a time.
    • perhaps not great; little in consideration, dignity, effect, etc.; petty; inconsiderable; insignificant: because, only a little company; little matters; a little accident.
    • ergo— Petty in character; mean; narrow; desiring breadth or largeness: since, just a little soul or head.
    • Synonyms instant, little.
    • and Scanty, slender, moderate.
    • Insignificant, contemptible, weak. See littleness.
    • In a small quantity or degree; very little; slightly.
    • to be little or less.
    • In order to make less. Compare belittle.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "little"
    • tiny in size: a little dining area. See…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "little"
    • By the end, it's almost arbitrary…
    • View More
  • Quotes for "little"
  • Hypernym for "little"
  • Cross Reference for "little"
  • Equivalent for "little"
  • Etymologically Related for "little"
  • Urban Dictionary for "little"
    • in a sorority, the younger member…
    • View More
682 votes

How would you define little?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!