Definitions of little:
  • noun:   a small amount or duration
    Example: "He accepted the little they gave him"
  • adjective:   (of a voice) faint
    Example: "A little voice"
  • adjective:   lowercase
    Example: "Little a"
  • adjective:   not fully grown
    Example: "What a big little boy you are"
  • adjective:   small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)
    Example: "A nice little job"
  • adjective:   limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    Example: "A little dining room"
  • adjective:   of short duration or distance
    Example: "In a little while"
  • adjective:   (informal terms) small and of little importance
    Example: "A little (or small) matter"
  • adverb:   not much
    Example: "He talked little about his family"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 2173 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #226)

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