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. Amy Croom:

    It was a little scary.

  2. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    Maybe a little earlier.

  3. Luke Bryan:

    I take a little offense.

  4. Kristin Kagetsu:

    It looked a little funny.

  5. Benjamin Franklin:

    There is no little enemy.

Images & Illustrations of a little

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