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Translation of "little" - English-Spanish dictionary

little

adjective /ˈlitl/
small in size pequeño He is only a little boy When she was little (= a child), she wanted to be a nurse.
small in amount; not much poco He has little knowledge of the difficulties involved.
not important sin importancia I did not expect her to make a fuss about such a little thing.
a little
a short time or distance un poco Move a little to the right!
a small quantity of something un poco He has a little money to spare ’Is there any soup left?’ ’Yes, a little.’
slightly un poco She was a little frightened.
little by little
gradually poco a poco Little by little we began to get to know him.
little finger noun
the smallest finger on your hand. meñique
make little of
to treat as unimportant etc quitar importancia He made little of his injuries.
not to be able to understand no captar, no entender I could make little of his instructions.
little means ’not much’: You have little reason to boast. a little means ’some’, ’a small quantity’: There’s a little milk left.
(Definition of little from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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