Translation of "small" - English-Spanish dictionary

small

adjective uk /smɔːl/

A1 little in size or amount

pequeño
We teach the children in small groups.
→ Opposite big , large

A1 A small child is very young.

pequeño
a woman with three small children

A2 not important or serious

pequeño
a small mistake

(Translation of “small” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

small

adjective /smoːl/

little in size, degree, importance etc; not large or great

pequeño
She was accompanied by a small boy of about six
There’s only a small amount of sugar left
She cut the meat up small for the baby.

not doing something on a large scale

pequeño
He’s a small businessman.

little; not much

poco
You have small reason to be satisfied with yourself.

(of the letters of the alphabet) not capital

minúsculo
The teacher showed the children how to write a capital G and a small g.
small ads noun plural

advertisements in the personal columns of a newspaper

pequeños anuncios, anuncios por palabras
You could look in the small ads to see if anyone has a room to rent.
small arms noun plural

weapons small and light enough to be carried by a man

armas portátiles
They found a hoard of rifles and other small arms belonging to the rebels.
small change noun

coins of small value

cambio, monedas sueltas
a pocketful of small change.
small hours noun plural

the hours immediately after midnight

altas horas, madrugada
He woke up in the small hours.
smallpox noun

(medical ) a type of serious infectious disease in which there is a severe rash of large, pus-filled spots that usually leave scars

viruela
an epidemic of smallpox.
small screen noun

television, not the cinema

pequeña pantalla
This play is intended for the small screen.
small-time adjective

(of a thief etc) not working on a large scale

de poca monta
a small-time crook/thief.
feel/look small

to feel or look foolish or insignificant

sentirse insignificante/pequeño
He criticized her in front of her colleagues and made her feel very small.

(Translation of “small” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)