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Definition of Little


  1. Small in size or extent; not big; diminutive; -- opposed to big or large; as, a little body; a little animal; a little piece of ground; a little hill; a little distance; a little child.
  2. Short in duration; brief; as, a little sleep.
  3. Small in quantity or amount; not much; as, a little food; a little air or water.
  4. Small in dignity, power, or importance; not great; insignificant; contemptible.
  5. Small in force or efficiency; not strong; weak; slight; inconsiderable; as, little attention or exertion;little effort; little care or diligence.
  6. Small in extent of views or sympathies; narrow; shallow; contracted; mean; illiberal; ungenerous.
  7. That which is little; a small quantity, amount, space, or the like.
  8. A small degree or scale; miniature.
  9. In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly; somewhat; -- often with a preceding it.
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Little Translations

little in Afrikaans is min, klein
little in Danish is lille
little in Dutch is gering, karig, min, luttel, klein
little in French is petit, peu
little in German is klein, wenig, klein, wenig
little in Hungarian is kicsi
little in Italian is piccolo, minuscolo
little in Latin is parvus minor minimus, parum minus minime
little in Norwegian is litt, lite
little in Portuguese is pequeno, pouco