English dictionary definition of:

little


Noun

  • a small amount or duration

Adjective

  • limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
  • (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some
  • low in stature; not tall
  • (of children and animals) young, immature
  • (informal) small and of little importance
  • (of a voice) faint
  • lowercase
  • small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)

Adverb

  • not much

Thesaurus

fiddling   footling   lilliputian   minuscule   niggling   petty   picayune   piddling   piffling   short   slight   small   trivial  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words ending in tle and learn about the word little in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

Scrabble score for little


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 18:06:03 on 11-02-20

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