littleadjectiveuk /ˈlɪt.əl/ us /ˈlɪt̬.əl/
little adjective (SMALL)
- The dog's name was engraved on a little metal disc attached to its collar.
- We tried to arrange a ceremony with as little fuss as possible.
- Hyperactive children often have poor concentration and require very little sleep.
- Several little boats escorted the sailing ship into the harbour.
- You turn this little knob to adjust the volume.
little adjective (YOUNG)
little adjective (EMPHASIZE)
- I'm not interested in all their silly little likes and dislikes.
- You told Mrs Cooper that it was me who tipped the paint over, didn't you - you nasty little sneak!
- I had a nice little snooze in the back of the car.
- All you ate was a tiddly little piece of cake.
- You little liar! You know that's not true!
little adjective (UNIMPORTANT)
littledetermineruk /ˈlɪt.əl/ us /ˈlɪt̬.əl/
little determiner (NOT ENOUGH)
little determiner (SMALL AMOUNT)
littlepronoun, nounuk /ˈlɪt.əl/ us /ˈlɪt̬.əl/
little pronoun, noun (SMALL AMOUNT)
little pronoun, noun (NOT ENOUGH)
littleadverbuk /ˈlɪt.əl/ us /ˈlɪt̬.əl/
little adverb (SMALL AMOUNT)
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little adverb (NOT MUCH)