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Dictionary definition for: Little

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

2. (a) 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"

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

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

5. (s) not fully grown; "what a big little boy you are" "small children"

6. (s) (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

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

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

9. (s) 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

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