• Little Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Small in quantity or amount; not much; as, a little food; a little air or water.
  2. (a.) Small in force or efficiency; not strong; weak; slight; inconsiderable; as, little attention or exertion;little effort; little care or diligence.
  3. (n.) That which is little; a small quantity, amount, space, or the like.
  4. (a.) Short in duration; brief; as, a little sleep.
  5. (a.) Small in dignity, power, or importance; not great; insignificant; contemptible.
  6. (adv.) In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly; somewhat; -- often with a preceding it.
  7. (n.) A small degree or scale; miniature.
  8. (a.) Small in extent of views or sympathies; narrow; shallow; contracted; mean; illiberal; ungenerous.
  9. (a.) 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.

Brief, Fiddling, Lilliputian, Minuscule, Niggling, Petty, Picayune, Piddling, Piffling, Small, Trivial,

• Little-ease Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An old slang name for the pillory, stocks, etc., of a prison.