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1. little

adjective. ['ˈlɪtəl'] limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent.

Synonyms

  • size
  • puny
  • flyspeck
  • teensy-weensy
  • atomic
  • microscopic
  • slender
  • miniscule
  • minuscule
  • pocket-sized
  • teensy
  • half-size
  • runty
  • smallish
  • shrimpy
  • micro
  • small-scale
  • elflike
  • slim
  • wee
  • teeny
  • minute
  • pocket-size
  • smaller
  • teentsy
  • littler
  • undersize
  • undersized
  • diminutive
  • itty-bitty
  • elfin
  • bittie
  • petite
  • pocketable
  • bantam
  • olive-sized
  • microscopical
  • small
  • midget
  • dinky
  • weeny
  • infinitesimal
  • weensy
  • itsy-bitsy
  • tiny
  • miniature
  • bitty
  • teeny-weeny
  • subatomic
  • dwarfish
  • lilliputian
  • lesser

Antonyms

  • large
  • unsized
  • strong
  • conventional

Etymology

  • litel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lytel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Little Black Ant

  • transplant
  • vanzandt
  • vansandt
  • supplant
  • replant
  • implant
  • recant
  • pylant
  • levant
  • labant
  • incant
  • enchant
  • decant
  • trant
  • stant
  • slant
  • schrandt
  • scant
  • quant
  • plante
  • plant
  • grant
  • grandt
  • brant
  • brandt
  • zant
  • zandt
  • yant
  • tant
  • sant

Example sentences of the word little-black-ant


1. Noun Phrase
In comparison, little black ants (Monomorium minimum) are only one-sixteenth of an inch long.

2. Noun Phrase
Although not the only ants to feed on honeydew, little black ants are the most protective ones.

2. little

adjective. ['ˈlɪtəl'] (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some.

Synonyms

  • slight
  • less

Antonyms

  • more
  • thick
  • majuscule

Etymology

  • litel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lytel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. little

noun. ['ˈlɪtəl'] a small amount or duration.

Synonyms

  • small indefinite amount

Antonyms

  • superior
  • increased

Etymology

  • litel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lytel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. little

adjective. ['ˈlɪtəl'] (of children and animals) young, immature.

Synonyms

  • young
  • immature

Antonyms

  • unlimited
  • gain
  • middle

Etymology

  • litel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lytel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. little

adjective. ['ˈlɪtəl'] (informal) small and of little importance.

Synonyms

  • trivial
  • petty
  • footling
  • picayune
  • unimportant
  • piffling
  • lilliputian
  • niggling
  • piddling

Antonyms

  • littleness
  • small
  • largeness
  • smallness

Etymology

  • litel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lytel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. little

adjective. ['ˈlɪtəl'] (of a voice) faint.

Synonyms

  • soft

Antonyms

  • invisible
  • imprecise

Etymology

  • litel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lytel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light.

Synonyms

  • dark

Antonyms

  • white
  • comprehensible

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] marked by anger or resentment or hostility.

Antonyms

  • chromatic

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin.

Synonyms

  • dark-skinned
  • African-American
  • colored
  • Afro-American
  • negro
  • non-white
  • negroid
  • dark

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • natural
  • impartial
  • blond

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. ant

noun. ['ˈænt'] social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers.

Synonyms

  • little black ant
  • Monomorium pharaonis
  • slave-maker
  • Formicidae
  • pharaoh's ant
  • slave ant
  • hymenopteran
  • hymenopteron
  • hymenopterous insect
  • wood ant
  • bulldog ant
  • fire ant
  • pharaoh ant
  • family Formicidae
  • slave-making ant
  • driver ant
  • carpenter ant
  • emmet
  • army ant
  • Formica rufa
  • legionary ant
  • hymenopter
  • pismire

Etymology

  • amte (Middle English (1100-1500))
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