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little

lit·tle

little

 
pronunciation:
lI tl
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
phrases:
a little, little by little
part of speech: adjective
inflections: least, less, lesser, littler, littlest
definition 1: small in size.
The kittens are still little, but they are growing fast.
synonyms:
small
antonyms:
big, great, large
similar words:
short, tiny
definition 2: young.
He is still too little to go to school.
synonyms:
young
antonyms:
old
definition 3: not much.
We have very little money.
antonyms:
much
similar words:
short, slight
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: least, less
definition 1: a small amount.
He sleeps very little at night.
synonyms:
barely, hardly, just
antonyms:
far, much
similar words:
slightly
definition 2: not very often.
We see each other very little now.
synonyms:
seldom
antonyms:
much, often
similar words:
hardly
phrase: a little
phrase: little by little
derivation: littleness (n.)