Textual thesaurus for "little"

(adj) trivial, niggling, petty, picayune, piddling, piffling, lilliputian, footling, fiddling

(informal) small and of little importance

a fiddling sum of money; a footling gesture; our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war; a little (or small) matter; a dispute over niggling details; limited to petty enterprises; piffling efforts; giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction

(adj) small

limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

a little dining room; a little house; a small car; a little (or small) group

(adj) small

(of a voice) faint

a little voice; a still small voice

(adj) small, minuscule


little a; small a; e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters

(adj) slight

(quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some

little rain fell in May; gave it little thought; little time is left; we still have little money; a little hope remained; there's slight chance that it will work; there's a slight chance it will work

(adj) small

(of children and animals) young, immature

what a big little boy you are; small children

(adj) short

low in stature; not tall

he was short and stocky; short in stature; a short smokestack; a little man