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little

 
Adjective little has 9 senses
  1. 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"; "a small voice"
    Antonyms: large, big, ample, sizable, sizeable, astronomic, astronomical, galactic, bigger, larger, biggest, greatest, largest, biggish, largish, blown-up, enlarged, bouffant, puffy, bulky, capacious, colossal, prodigious, stupendous, cosmic, deep, double, elephantine, gargantuan, giant, jumbo, enormous, tremendous, epic, heroic, larger-than-life, extensive, extended, gigantic, mammoth, great, hulking, hulky, huge, immense, vast, Brobdingnagian, humongous, banging, thumping, whopping, walloping, king-size, king-sized, large-scale, life-size, lifesize, life-sized, full-size, macro, man-sized, monolithic, monumental, massive, monstrous, mountainous, outsize, outsized, oversize, oversized, overlarge, too large, plumping, queen-size, queen-sized, rangy, super, titanic, volumed, voluminous, whacking, wide-ranging, broad, spacious, wide
  2. little - (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 hope remained"; "little time is left"; "we still have little money"; "a little hope remained"; "a little time is left"
    Antonyms:
    much, overmuch, some, such, so much, untold
  3. brief, little - of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"; "in a little while"; "it's a little way away"
    Antonym: long (indirect, via short)
  4. little, small - not fully grown; "what a big little boy you are"; "small children"
    Antonym: old (indirect, via young)
  5. fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, Mickey Mouse, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial - (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 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"
    Antonyms: important, of import (indirect, via unimportant)
  6. little, small - (of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice"
    Antonym: loud (indirect, via soft)
  7. little, younger - younger brother or sister; "little brother"
    Antonyms: big, elder, older
  8. little, minuscule, small - lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters"
    Antonym: uppercase (indirect, via lowercase)
  9. 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"
    Antonym:
    unemotional (indirect, via emotional)
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