Definition Of little


(used for emphasis) only to a small extent; not much or often.

he was little known in this country

a small amount of.

we got a little help from my sister

small in size, amount, or degree (often used to convey an appealing diminutiveness or express an affectionate or condescending attitude).

the plants will grow into little bushes

to a small extent.

he reminded me a little of my parents

used to emphasize how small an amount is.

I have little doubt of their identity

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Example Of little

  • little girl

  • a little while longer

  • As I saw him off at the airport, I was at once proud of him, sad and anxious - he was my little brother.

  • As the game swung to the other end, the Hawks had a chance to demonstrate the little routine they do from most lineouts.

  • But it will be nice to be able to sit back and enjoy the show without having to worry about every little detail.

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