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Overview of noun little

The noun little has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (12) little

(a small amount or duration; "he accepted the little they gave him")


Overview of adj little

The adj little has 8 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (163) small, little

(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")

2. (71) little, slight

((quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some; "little rain fell in May"; "gave it little thought"; "little time is left"; "we still have little money"; "a little hope remained"; "there's slight chance that it will work"; "there's a slight chance it will work")

3. (12) little, small

((of children and animals) young, immature; "what a big little boy you are"; "small children")

4. (8) fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial

((informal) 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"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction")

5. (3) little, small

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

6. short, little

(low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man")

7. little, minuscule, small

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

8. little

(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"; "what a nasty little situation")


Overview of adv little

The adv little has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (16) little

(not much; "he talked little about his family")

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