Associations to the word «Little»


LITTLE, adjective. Small in size.
LITTLE, adjective. Insignificant, trivial.
LITTLE, adjective. Very young.
LITTLE, adjective. (of a sibling) Younger.
LITTLE, adjective. Used with the name of place, especially of a country, to denote a neighborhood whose residents or storekeepers are from that place.
LITTLE, adjective. Small in amount or number, having few members.
LITTLE, adjective. Short in duration; brief.
LITTLE, adjective. Small in extent of views or sympathies; narrow; shallow; contracted; mean; illiberal; ungenerous.
LITTLE, adverb. Not much.
LITTLE, adverb. Not at all.
LITTLE, proper noun. A surname​.
LITTLE AUK, noun. A dovekie, a bird of the species Alle alle.
LITTLE AUKS, noun. Plural of little auk
LITTLE BEAR, proper noun. Ursa Minor
LITTLE BIGHORN, proper noun. The place near the Little Bighorn River, the site of Custer's Last Stand.
LITTLE BITTERN, noun. A bittern of the genus Ixobrychus.
LITTLE BITTERN, noun. Without qualification, a bittern of the species Ixobrychus minutus.
LITTLE BLACK BOOK, noun. An address book, especially one in which the details of one's lovers are recorded
LITTLE BLACK BOOKS, noun. Plural of little black book
LITTLE BLACK DRESS, noun. A simply cut and often quite short evening or cocktail dress.
LITTLE BLACK DRESS, noun. (figuratively) Something simple, versatile, and elegant; something that pairs well with many other things.
LITTLE BLACK DRESSES, noun. Plural of little black dress
LITTLE BLUESTEM, noun. A grass, Schizachyrium scoparium, native to North America, and others of the genus Schizachyrium.
LITTLE BLUESTEM GRASS, noun. A plant of the species Schizachyrium scoparium, Native to most of North America.
LITTLE BLUESTEMS, noun. Plural of little bluestem
LITTLE BOY, proper noun. The nickname of the nuclear bomb dropped over Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945.
LITTLE BOY, noun. A male child, especially one younger than ten years of age.
LITTLE BOY, noun. (NZ) A small saveloy often consumed with tomato sauce at parties, also known as a cocktail sausage or a cheerio.
LITTLE BOY'S ROOM, noun. (colloquial) (euphemistic) The toilets for men.
LITTLE BOY'S ROOMS, noun. Plural of little boy's room
LITTLE BOYS, noun. Plural of little boy
LITTLE BOYS' ROOM, noun. Alternative spelling of little boy's room
LITTLE BOYS' ROOMS, noun. Plural of little boys' room
LITTLE BROTHER, noun. A sibling's younger brother (used especially by children, or by parents in speaking to their children).
LITTLE BROTHERS, noun. Plural of little brother
LITTLE BROWN FUCKING MACHINE, noun. (US) (navy) (slang) (derogatory) A Filipino woman regarded as a sex object.
LITTLE BROWN FUCKING MACHINES, noun. Plural of little brown fucking machine
LITTLE BROWN JOB, noun. (birdwatching) One of any number of small, nondescript, sparrow-like bird species that are very hard to tell apart.
LITTLE BROWN JOBS, noun. Plural of little brown job
LITTLE BUSTARD, noun. A migratory bird of the Otididae (bustards) family found in parts of Europe and Central Asia
LITTLE BY LITTLE, adverb. A small amount at a time.
LITTLE CASSINO, noun. (card games) The two of spades in the game of cassino.
LITTLE CHRISTMAS, proper noun. (Ireland) January 6th, the Feast of the Epiphany.
LITTLE CORELLA, noun. A white cockatoo, Cacatua sanguinea, native to Australia and southern New Guinea.
LITTLE CORELLAS, noun. Plural of little corella
LITTLE DIPPER, proper noun. (constellation) A bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky, said to resemble a ladle or cart. It is part of the constellation Ursa Minor and includes the northern pole star Polaris.
LITTLE EICHMANN, noun. (slang) (pejorative) Someone who is like the Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann; someone who seems ordinary but does "evil".
LITTLE EICHMANN, noun. (slang) (pejorative) An unwitting member of an immoral or evil entity or system
LITTLE EICHMANNS, noun. Plural of little Eichmann
LITTLE EMPEROR, noun. (idiomatic) In contemporary China, a child with no siblings who is regarded as overly protected and spoiled. (Seen as belonging to a generation which is a product of China's "one-child" policy.)
LITTLE EMPERORS, noun. Plural of little emperor
LITTLE ENGLANDER, noun. (British) someone who advocated an end to the British Empire
LITTLE ENGLANDER, noun. (British) someone unaware of the world outside England
LITTLE ENGLANDER, noun. (British) a bigoted and nationalistic English person
LITTLE FINGER, noun. The outermost and smallest finger of the hand, next to the ring finger, farthest from the thumb
LITTLE FINGERS, noun. Plural of little finger
LITTLE FOLK, noun. Small magical humanoid creatures, such as elves, leprechauns, and fairies.
LITTLE GEM, noun. A small variety of cos lettuce.
LITTLE GEMS, noun. Plural of Little Gem
LITTLE GIRL, noun. A female child, especially one younger than ten years of age.
LITTLE GIRL, noun. A weak-willed person.
LITTLE GIRL'S ROOM, noun. (colloquial) (euphemistic) The toilets for women; a ladies' room.
LITTLE GIRL'S ROOMS, noun. Plural of little girl's room
LITTLE GIRLS, noun. Plural of little girl
LITTLE GIRLS' ROOM, noun. Alternative spelling of little girl's room
LITTLE GIRLS' ROOMS, noun. Plural form of little girls' room or of little girl's room.
LITTLE GO, noun. (UK) (slang) (universities) (dated) The preliminary examination for a degree.
LITTLE GREBE, noun. A small freshwater bird of Europe, Tachybaptus ruficollis.
LITTLE GREBES, noun. Plural of little grebe
LITTLE GREEN MAN, noun. (euphemistic) A Martian.
LITTLE GREEN MAN, noun. (humorous) One of the supposed extraterrestrial occupants of UFOs.
LITTLE GREEN MEN, noun. Plural of little green man
LITTLE GULL, noun. A small migratory gull, Larus minutus
LITTLE GULLS, noun. Plural of little gull
LITTLE HEAD, noun. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) (usually humorous) The glans of the penis.
LITTLE HOURS, noun. (Roman Catholic) The offices of prime, tierce, sext, and nones. Vespers and compline are sometimes included.
LITTLE ITALY, proper noun. Any ethnic enclave populated primarily by Italians or people of Italian ancestry, usually in an urban neighborhood.
LITTLE LADIES, noun. Plural of little lady
LITTLE LADY, noun. The wife or fiancée
LITTLE LADY, noun. (pejorative) A condescending term for a female
LITTLE LEAGUE, proper noun. (US) an organization that sponsors and organizes baseball and softball leagues for children
LITTLE MAN, noun. An ordinary person.
LITTLE MAN IN THE BOAT, noun. (slang) The clitoris.
LITTLE MONSTER, noun. (slang) A fan of American singer Lady Gaga.
LITTLE MONSTER, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Little Monster
LITTLE MONSTERS, noun. Plural of Little Monster
LITTLE MONSTERS, noun. Plural of little monster
LITTLE OF THE CREATURE, noun. (US) (regional) (colloquial) (with indefinite article) A small drink of alcoholic spirits.
LITTLE OL', adjective. Alternative spelling of little old
LITTLE OLD, adjective. Used other than as an idiom: see little,‎ old.
LITTLE OLD, adjective. (US) (idiomatic) (informal) (chiefly Southern US) Emphatically, affectionately, or humorously little; ordinary or harmless (especially when trying to downplay the importance of something).
LITTLE OLE, adjective. Alternative spelling of little old
LITTLE ONE, noun. A young child.
LITTLE ONE, noun. A term of endearment, especially toward children.
LITTLE ONES, noun. Plural of little one (A term of endearment toward children.)
LITTLE OWL, noun. A species of small European owl, Athene noctua.
LITTLE OWLS, noun. Plural of little owl
LITTLE PEACH, noun. A disease of peaches in which the fruit is much dwarfed, and the leaves grow small and thin.
LITTLE PENGUIN, noun. The smallest species of penguin, Eudyptula minor, found in New Zealand, southern Australia, and the Chatham Islands.
LITTLE PENGUINS, noun. Plural of little penguin
LITTLE PEOPLE, noun. Plural of little person
LITTLE PERSON, noun. A person with dwarfism, or short stature resulting from a medical condition.
LITTLE PERSON, noun. A small magical humanoid creature, such as an elf, leprechaun, or fairy.
LITTLE PITCHER, noun. (idiomatic) A child.
LITTLE PITCHERS, noun. Plural of little pitcher
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, proper noun. A fairy tale about a young girl who walks though the forest to visit her grandmother and encounters the Big Bad Wolf (or another vicious wolf, or werewolf in archaic versions).
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, proper noun. The girl who is the protagonist and title character in this story.
LITTLE RHODY, proper noun. Rhode Island
LITTLE ROCK, proper noun. The capital and largest city of the US state of Arkansas
LITTLE RUSSIA, proper noun. (now) (historical) The territory of the former Russian Empire inhabited by Ukrainians, approximately corresponding to modern central and eastern Ukraine.
LITTLE RUSSIA, proper noun. (historical) The former Imperial Russian administrative subdivisions in north central Ukraine.
LITTLE RUSSIAN, proper noun. (obsolete) The Ukrainian language, especially when (possibly erroneously) considered to be mutually intelligible with the Russian ("Great Russian") and Belarusian ("White Russian") languages.
LITTLE RUSSIAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of Little Russia (that is, Ukraine).
LITTLE RUSSIANS, noun. Plural of Little Russian
LITTLE SIB, noun. A sibling's younger sibling (used especially by children or by parents in speaking to their children).
LITTLE SIBS, noun. Plural of little sib
LITTLE SISTER, noun. A sibling's younger sister (used especially by children or by parents in speaking to their children).
LITTLE SISTERS, noun. Plural of little sister
LITTLE SLAM, noun. (bridge) (whist) The winning of 12 out of the 13 tricks.
LITTLE SLAMS, noun. Plural of little slam
LITTLE SLICK, noun. (poker slang) An ace and a queen as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em
LITTLE SLICK, noun. (poker slang) An ace and a two as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em
LITTLE SPOON, noun. (slang) The person whose back is touching the other person's front when spooning.
LITTLE SPOTTED KIWI, noun. A kiwi, Apteryx owenii.
LITTLE SPOTTED KIWIS, noun. Plural of little spotted kiwi
LITTLE SWIMMER, noun. A phalarope.
LITTLE SWIMMERS, noun. Plural of little swimmer
LITTLE TINAMOU, noun. A tinamou, Crypturellus soui.
LITTLE TINAMOUS, noun. Plural of little tinamou
LITTLE TOE, noun. The smallest toe of the human foot.
LITTLE TOES, noun. Plural of little toe
LITTLE WIFE, noun. (pejorative) (condescending) A female; specifically, a married one.
LITTLE WOMAN, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see little,‎ woman.
LITTLE WOMAN, noun. (informal) wife
LITTLE WOMEN, noun. Plural of little woman
LITTLE WONDER, noun. Alternative form of small wonder

Dictionary definition

LITTLE, noun. A small amount or duration; "he accepted the little they gave him".
LITTLE, adverb. Not much; "he talked little about his family".
LITTLE, adjective. 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".
LITTLE, adjective. (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".
LITTLE, adjective. (of children and animals) young, immature; "what a big little boy you are"; "small children".
LITTLE, adjective. (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".
LITTLE, adjective. (of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice".
LITTLE, adjective. Low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man".
LITTLE, adjective. Lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters".
LITTLE, adjective. Small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context); "a nice little job"; "bless your little heart"; "my dear little mother"; "a sweet little deal"; "I'm tired of your petty little schemes"; "filthy little tricks"; "what a nasty little situation".

Wise words

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