logo

little (Also littles, littler, littlest) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to little

limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

More 'limited' Meaning


commensal

  • noun either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
  • adjective living in a state of commensalism

More 'commensal' Meaning


conditioned_emotion

  • noun an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning
    CER; conditioned emotional response.

More 'conditioned_emotion' Meaning


save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

More 'save' Meaning


nurseling

  • noun an infant considered in relation to its nurse
    nursling; suckling.

More 'nurseling' Meaning


four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

More 'four' Meaning


loud-mouthed

  • adjective satellite given to loud offensive talk

More 'loud-mouthed' Meaning


trad

  • noun traditional jazz as revived in the 1950s

More 'trad' Meaning


woods

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    wood; forest.
  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
    wood.

More 'woods' Meaning


asian

Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic. "Asian princes." Jer. Taylor. -- n. An Asiatic.

More 'asian' Meaning


tenuous

  • adjective satellite having thin consistency
    • a tenuous fluid
  • adjective satellite very thin in gauge or diameter
    • a tenuous thread

More 'tenuous' Meaning


hate

  • noun the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
    hatred.
  • verb dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
    detest.
    • I hate Mexican food
    • She detests politicians

More 'hate' Meaning


heart_and_soul

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul

More 'heart_and_soul' Meaning


short-range

  • adjective satellite relating to the near future
    • a short-range policy
  • adjective satellite limited to short distances
    • short-range planes
    • a short-range shot

More 'short-range' Meaning


looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

More 'looking' Meaning


twiglike

  • adjective satellite thin as a twig
    twiggy.

More 'twiglike' Meaning


ingraining

  • noun teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition
    inculcation; instilling.
  • verb thoroughly work in
    grain; ingrain.
    • His hands were grained with dirt

More 'ingraining' Meaning


swab

  • noun implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; mop.

More 'swab' Meaning


auk

  • noun black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas

More 'auk' Meaning


skip_distance

  • noun the shortest distance that permits radio signals (of a given frequency) to travel from the transmitter to the receiver by reflection from the ionosphere

More 'skip_distance' Meaning


visual_property

  • noun an attribute of vision

More 'visual_property' Meaning


thinness

  • noun relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    tenuity; slenderness.
    • the tenuity of a hair
    • the thinness of a rope
  • noun the property of having little body fat
    leanness; spareness.

More 'thinness' Meaning


under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

More 'under' Meaning


portentous

  • adjective satellite of momentous or ominous significance
    prodigious.
    • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville
    • a prodigious vision
  • adjective satellite ominously prophetic
    foreboding; fateful.

More 'portentous' Meaning


immature

  • adjective characteristic of a lack of maturity
    • immature behavior
  • adjective (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    young.
    • young people

More 'immature' Meaning


pride

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pridefulness.
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

More 'pride' Meaning


little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

More 'little' Meaning


unvoiced

  • adjective produced without vibration of the vocal cords
    voiceless; surd; hard.
    • unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'
  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

More 'unvoiced' Meaning


amorous

  • adjective satellite inclined toward or displaying love
    amative.
    • feeling amorous
  • adjective satellite expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
    amatory; romantic.
    • her amatory affairs
    • amorous glances
    • a romantic adventure
    • a romantic moonlight ride

More 'amorous' Meaning


schmalzy

  • adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
    sentimental; bathetic; mushy; soppy; kitschy; hokey; slushy; soupy; maudlin; schmaltzy; mawkish; drippy.
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry

More 'schmalzy' Meaning


blanket

  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    cover.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    mantle.
    • there was a blanket of snow

More 'blanket' Meaning


early_childhood

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    babyhood; infancy.

More 'early_childhood' Meaning


rabidness

  • noun unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm
    rabidity; madness.
    • poetry is a sort of divine madness

More 'rabidness' Meaning


gritty

  • adjective satellite composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
    grainy; granular; farinaceous; mealy; coarse-grained; granulose.
    • granular sugar
    • the photographs were grainy and indistinct
    • it left a mealy residue
  • adjective satellite willing to face danger
    spunky; mettlesome; gamy; spirited; game; gamey.

More 'gritty' Meaning


jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

More 'jack' Meaning


softened

  • adjective satellite toned down
  • verb make (images or sounds) soft or softer
    soften.

More 'softened' Meaning


confederate

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.
  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America

More 'confederate' Meaning


affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

More 'affect' Meaning


anemic

  • adjective satellite lacking vigor or energy
    anaemic.
    • an anemic attempt to hit the baseball
  • adjective relating to anemia or suffering from anemia
    anaemic.

More 'anemic' Meaning


vast

  • adjective satellite unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
    huge; Brobdingnagian; immense.
    • huge government spending
    • huge country estates
    • huge popular demand for higher education
    • a huge wave
    • the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains
    • immense numbers of birds
    • at vast (or immense) expense
    • the vast reaches of outer space
    • the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

More 'vast' Meaning


anemia

  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
    anaemia.
  • noun a lack of vitality
    anaemia.

More 'anemia' Meaning


with_child

  • adjective satellite in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    heavy; great; gravid; big; enceinte; expectant; large.
    • was big with child
    • was great with child

More 'with_child' Meaning


disturb

  • verb move deeply
    upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought
  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    raise up; commove; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

More 'disturb' Meaning


scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

More 'scholar' Meaning


pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

More 'pinch' Meaning


artistic_production

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

More 'artistic_production' Meaning


joyfulness

  • noun the emotion of great happiness
    joy; joyousness.

More 'joyfulness' Meaning


curtal

  • adjective satellite (obsolete) cut short
    • a dog with a curtal tail

More 'curtal' Meaning


guiding

  • adjective satellite exerting control or influence
    • a guiding principle
  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; channelize; manoeuver; steer.

More 'guiding' Meaning


eye-popping

  • adjective satellite amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
    fulgurous; dazzling; fulgurant.
    • the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps
    • these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner
    • adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones

More 'eye-popping' Meaning


deplorable

  • adjective satellite bad; unfortunate
    distressing; sad; pitiful; lamentable; sorry.
    • my finances were in a deplorable state
    • a lamentable decision
    • her clothes were in sad shape
    • a sorry state of affairs
  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; woeful; wretched.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment

More 'deplorable' Meaning


speck

  • noun a very small spot
    pinpoint.
    • the plane was just a speck in the sky
  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    particle; atom; molecule; corpuscle; mote.

More 'speck' Meaning


senescence

  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    aging; ageing.
  • noun the property characteristic of old age
    agedness.

More 'senescence' Meaning


infancy

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; babyhood.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity
    babyhood.

More 'infancy' Meaning


ropy

  • adjective of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong
    ropey.
  • adjective satellite forming viscous or glutinous threads
    ropey; thready; stringy.

More 'ropy' Meaning


porcine

  • adjective relating to or suggesting swine
    • comparison between human and porcine pleasures
  • adjective satellite repellently fat
    gross.
    • a bald porcine old man

More 'porcine' Meaning


flux_density

  • noun (physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area
    flux.

More 'flux_density' Meaning


rusty

  • adjective satellite covered with or consisting of rust
    • a rusty machine
    • rusty deposits
  • adjective satellite of the brown color of rust
    rust-brown; rust.

More 'rusty' Meaning


street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

More 'street' Meaning


subordinate

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    underling; foot soldier; subsidiary.
  • noun a word that is more specific than a given word
    hyponym; subordinate word.

More 'subordinate' Meaning


emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

More 'emptiness' Meaning


subaltern

  • noun a British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    petty; junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

More 'subaltern' Meaning


tactile

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactual; haptic.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
  • adjective satellite producing a sensation of touch
    tactual.
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair

More 'tactile' Meaning


blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

More 'blue' Meaning


neo

  • adjective satellite (used as a combining form) recent or new
    • `neo' is a combining form in words like `neocolonialism'

More 'neo' Meaning


inanition

  • noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    slackness; lethargy; lassitude.
  • noun exhaustion resulting from lack of food

More 'inanition' Meaning


good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

More 'good_guy' Meaning


pace

  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    gait.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    footstep; step; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

More 'pace' Meaning


minuscule

  • noun the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
    lowercase; small letter; lower-case letter.
  • noun a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts

More 'minuscule' Meaning


piccaninny

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
    pickaninny; picaninny.

More 'piccaninny' Meaning


boogie

  • noun an instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano)
    boogie-woogie.
  • verb dance to boogie music

More 'boogie' Meaning


orchestra

  • noun a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players
  • noun seating on the main floor in a theater

More 'orchestra' Meaning


fatness

  • noun excess bodily weight
    blubber; avoirdupois; fat.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

More 'fatness' Meaning


unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

More 'unskilled' Meaning


lowliness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; humbleness; unimportance.
  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    low status; lowness.

More 'lowliness' Meaning


fatigability

  • noun susceptibility to fatigue; a tendency to get tired or lose strength

More 'fatigability' Meaning


age_bracket

  • noun a group of people having approximately the same age
    cohort; age group.

More 'age_bracket' Meaning


neat

  • adjective satellite clean or organized
    orderly.
    • her neat dress
    • a neat room
  • adjective satellite showing care in execution
    • neat homework
    • neat handwriting

More 'neat' Meaning


increasing

  • adjective becoming greater or larger
    • increasing prices
  • verb become bigger or greater in amount
    increase.
    • The amount of work increased

More 'increasing' Meaning


callowness

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    jejuneness; juvenility.

More 'callowness' Meaning


crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

More 'crunch' Meaning


mother_hen

  • noun a person who cares for the needs of others (especially in an overprotective or interfering way)
  • noun a hen with chicks

More 'mother_hen' Meaning


asthenic

  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    adynamic; enervated; debilitated.
  • adjective satellite having a slender physique

More 'asthenic' Meaning


eye_opener

  • noun an alcoholic drink intended to wake one up early in the morning
  • noun something surprising and revealing

More 'eye_opener' Meaning


mawkish

  • adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
    sentimental; schmalzy; bathetic; mushy; soppy; kitschy; hokey; slushy; soupy; maudlin; schmaltzy; drippy.
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry

More 'mawkish' Meaning


young_man

  • noun a teenager or a young adult male
    young buck.
  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; beau; fellow; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked

More 'young_man' Meaning


paunchy

  • adjective satellite having a large belly
    potbellied; abdominous.

More 'paunchy' Meaning


bittock

A small bit of anything, of indefinite size or quantity; a short distance. Scot. Sir W. Scott.

More 'bittock' Meaning


lpga

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

tactile_property

  • noun a property perceived by touch
    feel.

More 'tactile_property' Meaning


fervency

  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervor; fervidness; fire; ardor; fervour; ardour.
    • he spoke with great ardor

More 'fervency' Meaning


humility

  • noun a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    humbleness.
    • not everyone regards humility as a virtue
  • noun a humble feeling
    humbleness.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

More 'humility' Meaning


active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

More 'active' Meaning


parsimoniousness

  • noun extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
    parsimony; penny-pinching; thrift.
  • noun extreme stinginess
    tightfistedness; minginess; niggardliness; meanness; closeness; niggardness; tightness; parsimony.

More 'parsimoniousness' Meaning


proficiency

  • noun the quality of having great facility and competence
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    technique.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

More 'proficiency' Meaning


mummery

  • noun meaningless ceremonies and flattery
    flummery.

More 'mummery' Meaning


gerry

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

More 'substance' Meaning


daughter

  • noun a female human offspring
    girl.
    • her daughter cared for her in her old age

More 'daughter' Meaning


nebuliser

  • noun a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
    atomizer; spray; sprayer; atomiser; nebulizer.

More 'nebuliser' Meaning


vulnerability

  • noun the state of being vulnerable or exposed
    exposure.
    • his vulnerability to litigation
    • his exposure to ridicule
  • noun susceptibility to injury or attack

More 'vulnerability' Meaning


hokey

  • adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
    sentimental; schmalzy; bathetic; mushy; soppy; kitschy; slushy; soupy; maudlin; schmaltzy; mawkish; drippy.
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; artificial.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

More 'hokey' Meaning


cogent

  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; weighty.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

More 'cogent' Meaning


medium-large

  • adjective satellite of anything that is large but not the largest

More 'medium-large' Meaning


dimness

  • noun the state of being poorly illuminated
    duskiness.
  • noun the property of lights or sounds that lack brilliance or are reduced in intensity
    subduedness.

More 'dimness' Meaning


military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

More 'military' Meaning


maunder

  • verb wander aimlessly
  • verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    mussitate; mumble; mutter.

More 'maunder' Meaning


soupiness

  • noun the property of having the thickness of heavy cream
    creaminess.
  • noun falsely emotional in a maudlin way
    sentimentality; drippiness; mushiness; mawkishness; sloppiness.

More 'soupiness' Meaning


hairsbreadth

  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair; hair's-breadth; whisker.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

More 'hairsbreadth' Meaning


golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

More 'golden' Meaning


cobblers

  • noun nonsense
    • I think that is a load of cobblers
  • noun a man's testicles (from Cockney rhyming slang: cobbler's awl rhymes with ball)

More 'cobblers' Meaning


spooky

  • adjective satellite unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
    flighty; skittish; nervous.

More 'spooky' Meaning


mawkishness

  • noun insincere pathos
    bathos.
  • noun falsely emotional in a maudlin way
    sentimentality; soupiness; drippiness; mushiness; sloppiness.

More 'mawkishness' Meaning


highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

More 'highly' Meaning


psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

More 'psychological' Meaning