little-known little-known

Definition(s):

  • (adj) unknown to most people

Usage(s):

  1. The solution is to fish in a less crowded pool, and one of the largest charities in the world, Goodwill Industries, has a little-known auction site filled with treasures.
  2. Though she is credited with generating a glamorous global image for the little-known brand, Mellon says she still feels she faces chauvinism on the business side.
  3. As early as 1986, for example, then-little-known Acer released the world's second PC based on Intel's 386 microprocessor, just one month after industry giant Compaq.

News

  1. Blackhawks vs. Bruins Game 4: Wes McCauley takes an eternity to penalize Duncan Keith

    You might think Wes McCauley took an abnormal amount of time to call this penalty on Duncan Keith . Apparently, there's a little-known rule that you have to wait for fan anger before raising your hand and blowing your whistle in the Stanley Cup Final . Who knew?
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. This Little-Known REIT Has One of the Best Dividends in the Industry

    This Little-Known REIT Has One of the Best Dividends in the Industry        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. Exploring The IndieCade Booth At E3 2013

    E3 is full of hundreds of people cramming into booths and forming lines behind the kiosks of high-profile games. You would think a collection of little-known independent games would have a unimpressive smattering of people milling about, but it is one of the most difficult areas to navigate. Many people are trying their best to get away from the chaos of E3, and check out a small innovative game ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Game Informer

Quotes

  1. Australian tourism minister Martin Ferguson said it would "bring to life little-known aspects of Australia's extraordinary natural environment, history and indigenous culture".
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Martin Ferguson Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I've got to be candid with you. I'd hoped to be here under different circumstances, running for reelection. But you win some, you lose some, and then there's that little-known third category," Gore said.
    on Jul 27, 2004 By: Al Gore Source: Pottstown Mercury

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