What does a little mean?

Definitions for a little

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word a little.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. a bit, a little, a trifle(adverb)

    to a small degree; somewhat

    "it's a bit warm"; "felt a little better"; "a trifle smaller"


  1. a little(Adverb)

    a small amount

  2. a little(Adverb)

    To a small extent or degree.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'a little' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #962

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'a little' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1106


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of a little in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of a little in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hesiod:

    If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great.

  2. Famer Jerry Rice:

    I know this might be a little illegal, guys, but you put a little spray, a little stickum on the them, to make sure that texture is a little sticky.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There is much to be learned from the little kids and from the little animals! Little things teach us big things! Small candles too challenge the huge darknesses!

  4. Chief Executive Bryan Stockton:

    We may have been a little bashful to push on the creative side, we need to push ourselves a little further, let ourselves be a little freer, a little less formulaic.

  5. W. Clement Stone:

    There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

Images & Illustrations of a little

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