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small arm (usu. pl.) a hand-held, low-caliber firearm, such as a pistol or rifle.
small calorie see "calorie."
small change coins of small denomination. [2 definitions]
small hours the early morning hours after midnight.
small intestine in vertebrates, the narrow part of the intestine in which digestion takes place, extending from the pyloric end of the stomach to the large intestine and consisting of the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.
small-minded having an attitude of, or characterized by, pettiness, selfishness, or narrow-mindedness.
small potatoes (informal) persons or things of little or no importance or value.
smallpox a contagious viral disease characterized by a fever and pus-filled pimples that often leave scars.
small-scale constructed with fewer details as a smaller version of an original or of a proposed model. [2 definitions]
small talk informal or unimportant conversation; chitchat.
small-time of little significance or influence.
small-town of or characteristic of a small town. [2 definitions]
smarmy overly or sickeningly flattering or servile.
smart quick-witted; intelligent. [11 definitions]
smart aleck an annoyingly conceited, overbearing, or self-confident person.
smart cookie (informal) a person with a keen intelligence who is particularly good at finding solutions and taking advantage of opportunities.
smarten to make neater, more attractive, or more intelligent (usu. fol. by up). [3 definitions]
smartphone a cell phone equipped with certain features such as internet access and the ability to run downloaded applications.
smart set sophisticated, fashionable people, considered as a group.
smartweed any of various small, flowering marsh plants that produce an acrid juice that irritates the skin.
smarty see "smart aleck."