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Adjective
(of an object) Small in size, amount, or degree
“To facilitate ease of mobility, I usually just travel with a little backpack.”
Adjective
Having a low height
“Arthur's horse jumped over the little fence with ease.”
Adjective
(of a person) Small in stature or build
“He may have been a little man, but inside was a big heart.”
Adjective
(of a person) Young or younger in age
“My life would be so lonely and boring without my little sister.”
Adjective
Small in distance or duration
“I used to have a pet parrot for a little while, but then it flew away, never to return.”
Adjective
Relatively unimportant
“We did have a few little issues along the way, but everything worked out in the end.”
Adjective
Narrow-minded in views or opinions
“Anna felt disdain for those whom she felt were little-minded in nature.”
Determiner
Emphasizing insignificance
“Underperforming at the firm often meant you would be relegated to positions of little influence.”
Determiner
(a little) A small amount
“Just add a little salt to your dishes to really bring out the flavor.”
Adverb
Hardly or not at all
“He was little known as a producer until he released his first blockbuster that broke all box office records.”
Adverb
(a little) Only slightly
“Move a little to the right so we can get the perfect angle for this photo.”
Adverb
Low in frequency
“The films trace the story of steam locomotives over the decades using little seen archive footage.”
Adverb
(a little) Hardly or not at all
“This city reminds me a little of San Francisco.”
Pronoun
Not a large amount
Little is known about the mysterious Yeti, or if it even exists.”
Noun
A small amount
“We only have a little of the cake left.”
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