Definition Little

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Definition

(a) little (dog): (a) small, tiny, minuscule (dog)
adjective
In English, "short" is generally used to refer to the height of a person, while "little" is used to describe small size in general.

little by little gradually, a bit at a time, slowly
I have little patience for games right now. I don't have much patience for games right now.

(I'm) a little (tired): (I'm) quite, a bit, rather (tired)
adverb

Examples

  • "I feel a wreck without my little China girl."
  • "Pleasure, little treasure."
  • "Little Petey Canizarro, how are ya?"
  • "Samantha : Well then, let's look at your life little Miss perfect."
  • "When you laugh, it's like a small accordion which plays in the little metro of my mind."
  • "You need a little stromboli with mozzarella, a little schviardelle, a little bit of calzone, fatten you right up!"
  • "Is that my little Susie?"
  • "My grandmother used to take me there when I was little."
  • "On the corner is a banker with a motorcar, the little children laugh at him behind his back."

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