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The Definition of - little (noun)

    adjective, littler or less or lesser, littlest or least.
    1.
    small in size; not big; not large; tiny:
    a little desk in the corner of the room.
    2.
    short in duration; not extensive; short; brief:
    a little while.
    3.
    small in number:
    a little group of scientists.
    4.
    small in amount or degree; not much:
    little hope.
    5.
    of a certain amount; appreciable (usually preceded by a):
    We're having a little difficulty.
    6.
    being such on a small scale:
    little farmers.
    7.
    younger or youngest:
    He's my little brother.
    8.
    not strong, forceful, or loud; weak:
    a little voice.
    9.
    small in consideration, importance, position, affluence, etc.: little discomforts;
    tax reductions to help the little fellow.
    10.
    mean, narrow, or illiberal:
    a little mind.
    11.
    endearingly small or considered as such:
    Bless your little heart!
    12.
    amusingly small or so considered:
    a funny little way of laughing.
    13.
    contemptibly small, petty, mean, etc., or so considered:
    filthy little political tricks.
    adverb, less, least.
    14.
    not at all (used before a verb):
    He little knows what awaits him.
    15.
    in only a small amount or degree; not much; slightly: a little-known work of art;
    little better than a previous effort.
    16.
    seldom; rarely; infrequently:
    We see each other very little.
    noun
    17.
    a small amount, quantity, or degree: They did little to make him comfortable.
    If you want some ice cream, there's a little in the refrigerator.
    18.
    a short distance:
    It's down the road a little.
    19.
    a short time:
    Stay here for a little.
    Idioms
    20.
    in little, on a small scale; in miniature:
    a replica in little of Independence Hall.
    21.
    little by little, by small degrees; gradually:
    The water level rose little by little.
    22.
    make little of,
    1. belittle:
      to make little of one's troubles.
    2. to understand or interpret only slightly:
      Scholars made little of the newly discovered text.
    23.
    not a little, to a great extent; very much; considerably:
    It tired me not a little to stand for three hours.
    24.
    think little of, to treat casually; regard as trivial:
    They think little of driving 50 miles to see a movie.

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Word Origin & History of - little

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