1. [Adjective]: 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"; "a small voice"

2. [Noun]: a small amount or duration; "he accepted the little they gave him"

3. [Adverb]: not much; "he talked little about his family"

4. 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

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

6. not fully grown; "what a big little boy you are"; "small children"

7. (informal terms) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "Mickey Mouse regulations"; "a dispute over nig

8. of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"; "in a little while"; "it''s a little way away"

9. lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings''s poetry is written all in minuscule letters"

Similar words to 'little'

Opposite words to 'little'

1. large

2. big

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