little little  /ˈlɪ təl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small amount or duration
  2. (adj) limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
  3. (adj) (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some
  4. (adj) (of children and animals) young, immature
  5. (adj) (informal) small and of little importance
  6. (adj) (of a voice) faint
  7. (adj) low in stature; not tall
  8. (adj) lowercase
  9. (adj) small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)
  10. (adv) not much

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Little Guy's Lady The world never appreciated Eli Shonbrun.
  2. Utterly adorable, often clad in pink and entirely passive, she seems to represent what little Asian girls are told to be in public.
  3. New research on tough firearms restrictions passed in Australia in 1996 suggests they have had little impact on gun violence.

News

  1. Little Forks Conservancy receives Lubrizol Foundation Grant

    The Little Forks Conservancy has received a $10,000 grant from The Lubrizol Foundation, based in Cleveland, Ohio. A portion of the grant will be used to purchase an enclosed trailer for storing and hauling field equipment while the balance will be used for general operation support for 2013.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Midland Daily News

  2. Little Rock notebook

    Alert-center lease up for board vote The Little Rock Board of Directors will vote on an agreement Tuesday that would give the city’s Oak Forest Alert Center a new home on South Tyler Street.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  3. Little League gets funding for new fields

    One of the largest little leagues in Albuquerque is finally getting the fields it needs to help run its operation more smoothly. Read more at KOB.com
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KOB 4 Albuquerque

Quotes

  1. "Now, of course I'll admit that the backyard's a little bigger here, but it's the same spirit," Obama said to laughter. "Michelle and I couldn't imagine a better way to celebrate America's birthday than with America's extraordinary men and...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

  2. On his blog, King wrote that CNN had agreed to his request to wrap up the show in the autumn "giving me more time for my wife and I to get to the kids' little league games".
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Larry King Source: BBC News

  3. "We played I think well at 2-1, but after the third goal it was a little bit disappointing," Capello said. "Germany is a big team. They played a good game."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: The Associated Press

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