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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 Dog

  • acog
  • zaugg
  • log
  • haug
  • fog
  • cog
  • bog

Example sentences of the word little-dog


1. Noun Phrase
Appearing before crowds and learning tricks required a bright, fearless and talented little dog.

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. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds.

Synonyms

  • Newfoundland dog
  • mutt
  • pug-dog
  • griffon
  • toy
  • cur
  • domestic animal
  • Mexican hairless
  • canid
  • domesticated animal
  • puppy
  • pooch
  • doggie
  • Canis
  • canine
  • toy dog
  • pug
  • Newfoundland
  • pack
  • Belgian griffon
  • hunting dog
  • lapdog
  • dalmatian
  • Great Pyrenees
  • bow-wow
  • Welsh corgi
  • spitz
  • Brussels griffon
  • poodle dog
  • mongrel
  • Canis familiaris
  • barker
  • working dog
  • coach dog
  • poodle
  • domestic dog
  • basenji
  • doggy
  • genus Canis
  • carriage dog
  • flag
  • corgi

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • unpack
  • empty
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. dog

verb. ['ˈdɔg'] go after with the intent to catch.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • give chase
  • trail
  • track
  • follow
  • run down
  • quest
  • hunt
  • tree
  • tail
  • tag
  • hound
  • trace
  • chase
  • go after

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • rush
  • stay
  • begin

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward.

Synonyms

  • pawl
  • click
  • catch
  • detent
  • ratch
  • rachet
  • stop

Antonyms

  • violate
  • disoblige
  • predate
  • forfeit

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman.

Synonyms

  • disagreeable woman
  • frump

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • repel
  • get off

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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