Definition of little :
1. A small degree or scale; miniature.
2. In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly; somewhat; - often with a preceding it.
3. Short in duration; brief; as, a little sleep.
4. Small in dignity, power, or importance; not great; insignificant; contemptible.
5. Small in extent of views or sympathies; narrow; shallow; contracted; mean; illiberal; ungenerous.
6. Small in force or efficiency; not strong; weak; slight; inconsiderable; as, little attention or exertion; little effort; little care or diligence.
7. Small in quantity or amount; not much; as, a little food; a little air or water.
8. Small in size or extent; not big; diminutive; - opposed to big or large; as, a little body; a little animal; a little piece of ground; a little hill; a little distance; a little child.
9. That which is little; a small quantity, amount, space, or the like.
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little (part of speech: adjective)
short (part of speech: adjective)
few (part of speech: adjective)
small (part of speech: adjective)
minute, teeny-weeny, baby, slight, slim, itty-bitty, tiny, smallish, modest, minimal, deficient, weeny, scant, piddling, microscopic, bantam, negligible, miserly, minor, beggarly, scrawny, delicate, diminutive, scanty, trifling, nugatory, dwarfish, spare, meager, ungenerous, teensy, teeny, wee, sparing, pocket, miniature, niggardly, stingy, toy, paltry
weak (part of speech: adjective)
unimportant (part of speech: adjective)
- " I have come to- night for a little talk with you, Mr. Rockamore. - "The Crevice", William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander.
- Not yet, but there is very little hope. - "The Window at the White Cat", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
- I think that she was a little afraid of you. - "Jeanne of the Marshes", E. Phillips Oppenheim.