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Definition of mite:

  1. A minute arachnid, of the order Acarina, of which there are many species; as, the cheese mite, sugar mite, harvest mite, etc. See Acarina.
  2. A small coin formerly circulated in England, rated at about a third of a farthing. The name is also applied to a small coin used in Palestine in the time of Christ.
  3. A small weight; one twentieth of a grain.
  4. Anything very small; a minute object; a very little quantity or particle.

Synonyms:

touching, steer, cutaneous senses, jot, ounce, arrest, element, flour, tip, undertone, fragment, follicle, soupcon, wind, dram, dust, touch, catch, follicle, touch modality, hint, molecule, cheese, suggestion, scruple, tactual sensation, chicken, touch sensation, sense of touch, taking into custody, itch, ort, chicken, bug, scintilla, spot, blister, breath, apprehension, lead, feeling, insect, big, house, intimation, exigency, blister, pinpoint, flour, tweak, insect, collar, tinge, signature, bug, emergency, mote, tactile sensation, speck, corpuscle, minim, itch, skin senses, clue, confidential information, dot, cheese, trifle, pinch, dust, contact, house, ghost, tittle, jotting.

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