Meaning of “less” - Learner’s Dictionary


quantifier us uk /les/

A2 a smaller amount:

She gets about $50 a week or less.
I was driving at less than 20 miles per hour.
Tuberculosis is less of a threat these days.
I prefer my coffee with a little less sugar.

(Definition of “less quantifier” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)