Synonyms for littleˈlɪt l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. little(adj)

    a small amount or duration

    Antonyms:
    wide-ranging, hulking, whopping, gigantic, man-sized, extensive, super, double, bear-sized, too large, elephantine, loud, puffy, Brobdingnagian, uppercase, galactic, large-scale, heroic, cosmic, sizeable, banging, immense, voluminous, vast, whacking, monumental, mammoth, outsize, hulky, enlarged, walloping, biggish, bulky, thumping, life-sized, queen-size, wide, massive, king-size, bigger, extended, bouffant, largish, deep, full-size, monstrous, old, mountainous, lifesize, capacious, queen-sized, important, rangy, overlarge, macroscopic, astronomic, huge, plumping, unemotional, gargantuan, macroscopical, oversized, large-mouthed, jumbo, tremendous, broad, stupendous, larger-than-life, colossal, titanic, volumed, sizable, life-size, giant, big, oversize, humongous, large, spacious, great, astronomical, prodigious, epic, monolithic, king-sized, larger, medium-large, of import, grand, enormous, outsized, blown-up, macro, ample

  2. small, little(adj)

    limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

    Synonyms:
    short, piddling, trivial, niggling, picayune, diminished, footling, lilliputian, humble, lowly, modest, slight, petty, minuscule, minor, pocket-sized, little(a), belittled, small, pocket-size, small(a), fiddling, little, small-scale, piffling, low

    Antonyms:
    puffy, lifesize, broad, humongous, bouffant, larger, spacious, massive, immense, whacking, thumping, jumbo, plumping, gigantic, large-scale, extensive, tremendous, macroscopical, grand, monstrous, king-size, old, enlarged, prodigious, enormous, voluminous, sizable, banging, astronomical, oversize, macro, ample, full-size, largish, hulking, whopping, gargantuan, too large, great, loud, stupendous, extended, monolithic, big, colossal, Brobdingnagian, bulky, vast, walloping, deep, hulky, man-sized, wide, galactic, larger-than-life, super, bigger, titanic, cosmic, outsized, outsize, large-mouthed, rangy, overlarge, queen-size, oversized, important, heroic, unemotional, sizeable, elephantine, king-sized, life-size, monumental, biggish, astronomic, queen-sized, blown-up, large, volumed, of import, double, uppercase, life-sized, huge, macroscopic, mountainous, bear-sized, epic, wide-ranging, mammoth, giant, capacious, medium-large

  3. little(a), slight(adj)

    (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some

    Antonyms:
    big, bulky, lifesize, queen-size, extended, bouffant, cosmic, oversized, plumping, epic, grand, of import, rangy, bigger, important, hulky, elephantine, giant, tremendous, mountainous, life-sized, super, overlarge, broad, great, mammoth, stupendous, oversize, extensive, gargantuan, walloping, outsized, colossal, old, deep, monumental, larger-than-life, biggish, wide-ranging, Brobdingnagian, outsize, whacking, astronomic, bear-sized, monstrous, enlarged, unemotional, largish, loud, sizable, large-scale, life-size, macroscopical, enormous, puffy, voluminous, jumbo, large, full-size, prodigious, man-sized, ample, spacious, humongous, banging, king-sized, king-size, queen-sized, immense, galactic, large-mouthed, whopping, macroscopic, hulking, sizeable, double, macro, titanic, massive, capacious, vast, larger, astronomical, gigantic, uppercase, monolithic, huge, thumping, blown-up, volumed, medium-large, heroic, wide, too large

  4. little, small(adj)

    (of children and animals) young, immature

    Synonyms:
    piddling, small-scale, trivial, picayune, diminished, lowly, footling, minor, humble, lilliputian, slight, minuscule, fiddling, petty, short, pocket-sized, little(a), belittled, low, small, pocket-size, small(a), little, modest, piffling, niggling

    Antonyms:
    bulky, rangy, cosmic, massive, hulky, great, king-sized, volumed, thumping, banging, huge, macroscopic, ample, man-sized, plumping, monumental, titanic, hulking, capacious, bear-sized, monolithic, large-scale, bigger, whacking, full-size, old, sizeable, macro, monstrous, life-sized, mountainous, loud, stupendous, extended, biggish, oversized, oversize, gigantic, larger, vast, large-mouthed, outsized, prodigious, king-size, astronomic, enormous, humongous, life-size, bouffant, enlarged, spacious, big, heroic, larger-than-life, extensive, largish, uppercase, too large, whopping, walloping, puffy, broad, tremendous, sizable, unemotional, colossal, Brobdingnagian, grand, galactic, macroscopical, blown-up, double, gargantuan, queen-size, giant, epic, overlarge, medium-large, wide-ranging, queen-sized, deep, outsize, wide, mammoth, large, lifesize, elephantine, important, of import, voluminous, super, jumbo, immense, astronomical

  5. fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial(adj)

    (informal) small and of little importance

    Synonyms:
    subaltern, junior-grade, piddling, superficial, trivial, picayune, diminutive, tiny, footling, petite, lowly, petty(a), lilliputian, slight, bantam, lower-ranking, small-minded, fiddling, petty, minuscule, short, midget, little(a), flyspeck, secondary, small, little, piffling, niggling

    Antonyms:
    largish, mountainous, old, ample, larger, too large, biggish, larger-than-life, banging, elephantine, medium-large, heroic, puffy, bigger, broad, important, life-sized, full-size, sizable, king-sized, astronomical, vast, unemotional, queen-size, bear-sized, outsize, enlarged, tremendous, macro, monstrous, rangy, Brobdingnagian, thumping, whacking, deep, voluminous, monolithic, uppercase, enormous, hulking, galactic, of import, super, massive, extended, large-scale, stupendous, gigantic, outsized, queen-sized, grand, gargantuan, immense, life-size, oversized, plumping, overlarge, large, wide, macroscopic, hulky, huge, man-sized, prodigious, jumbo, macroscopical, extensive, blown-up, monumental, mammoth, colossal, astronomic, loud, big, bouffant, humongous, great, king-size, large-mouthed, double, lifesize, walloping, cosmic, titanic, spacious, volumed, whopping, capacious, giant, bulky, sizeable, epic, wide-ranging, oversize

  6. little, small(adj)

    (of a voice) faint

    Synonyms:
    piddling, small-scale, trivial, picayune, diminished, lowly, footling, minor, humble, lilliputian, slight, minuscule, fiddling, petty, short, pocket-sized, little(a), belittled, low, small, pocket-size, small(a), little, modest, piffling, niggling

    Antonyms:
    voluminous, macroscopic, gigantic, colossal, stupendous, astronomic, monumental, banging, astronomical, massive, too large, blown-up, great, man-sized, larger, bulky, walloping, uppercase, whopping, jumbo, large-scale, sizable, mammoth, deep, giant, queen-sized, plumping, super, extensive, queen-size, hulky, outsize, overlarge, important, enormous, elephantine, bouffant, king-size, hulking, medium-large, galactic, whacking, extended, enlarged, big, immense, wide-ranging, large, loud, titanic, lifesize, Brobdingnagian, volumed, thumping, life-size, life-sized, prodigious, double, oversized, gargantuan, macro, tremendous, bear-sized, epic, bigger, mountainous, unemotional, oversize, largish, full-size, large-mouthed, rangy, sizeable, humongous, ample, vast, grand, monolithic, monstrous, puffy, macroscopical, huge, of import, biggish, larger-than-life, outsized, wide, capacious, old, broad, spacious, king-sized, cosmic, heroic

  7. short, little(adj)

    low in stature; not tall

    Synonyms:
    small, poor, footling, short(p), trivial, brusk, unforesightful, curt, lilliputian, slight, minuscule, piddling, unretentive, petty, myopic, short, scant(p), little(a), inadequate, picayune, light, brusque, fiddling, little, shortsighted, piffling, niggling, forgetful

    Antonyms:
    too large, life-size, super, large-scale, queen-sized, bouffant, prodigious, medium-large, enormous, rangy, important, huge, great, giant, colossal, plumping, cosmic, wide, sizeable, sizable, oversize, macro, capacious, immense, hulky, macroscopical, macroscopic, larger, life-sized, monumental, mountainous, old, walloping, jumbo, large-mouthed, king-size, massive, bear-sized, vast, volumed, big, biggish, king-sized, wide-ranging, extensive, monolithic, full-size, titanic, extended, man-sized, broad, whacking, outsized, tremendous, voluminous, uppercase, grand, mammoth, larger-than-life, monstrous, loud, whopping, unemotional, outsize, astronomical, bigger, stupendous, humongous, lifesize, hulking, galactic, enlarged, of import, thumping, gargantuan, oversized, bulky, blown-up, banging, ample, Brobdingnagian, spacious, queen-size, epic, elephantine, largish, gigantic, astronomic, overlarge, heroic, deep, puffy, double, large

  8. little, minuscule, small(adj)

    lowercase

    Synonyms:
    piddling, small-scale, minuscular, picayune, trivial, lowly, footling, minor, humble, lilliputian, slight, minuscule, fiddling, diminished, petty, short, pocket-sized, little(a), belittled, low, small, pocket-size, small(a), little, modest, piffling, niggling, miniscule

    Antonyms:
    mountainous, large-scale, unemotional, extensive, whacking, broad, large-mouthed, Brobdingnagian, mammoth, humongous, bigger, loud, bouffant, overlarge, monolithic, extended, prodigious, deep, enlarged, capacious, astronomic, blown-up, bear-sized, voluminous, volumed, man-sized, hulky, larger, heroic, enormous, full-size, wide, gigantic, queen-sized, outsized, great, super, titanic, giant, galactic, ample, spacious, cosmic, big, walloping, jumbo, important, macroscopic, thumping, lifesize, immense, colossal, stupendous, of import, medium-large, king-sized, rangy, banging, uppercase, sizeable, large, grand, epic, astronomical, tremendous, biggish, hulking, too large, king-size, monumental, outsize, massive, bulky, wide-ranging, life-size, oversize, puffy, plumping, double, sizable, huge, oversized, queen-size, whopping, macro, larger-than-life, monstrous, vast, largish, macroscopical, gargantuan, old, elephantine, life-sized

  9. little(adverb)

    small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)

    Synonyms:
    niggling, minuscule, slight, trivial, picayune, piffling, footling, piddling, petty, fiddling, lilliputian, short, little(a), small

    Antonyms:
    cosmic, whacking, large, galactic, biggish, grand, vast, loud, queen-sized, hulky, life-sized, ample, gargantuan, walloping, full-size, wide, queen-size, epic, elephantine, sizable, oversize, bear-sized, extensive, tremendous, thumping, large-scale, rangy, medium-large, double, immense, uppercase, macro, jumbo, banging, king-size, too large, mammoth, blown-up, capacious, oversized, humongous, life-size, voluminous, stupendous, huge, spacious, monolithic, important, of import, broad, large-mouthed, macroscopical, puffy, prodigious, deep, bigger, massive, great, colossal, outsize, lifesize, largish, old, Brobdingnagian, hulking, heroic, outsized, volumed, big, giant, astronomic, monstrous, plumping, extended, enlarged, king-sized, gigantic, overlarge, super, titanic, mountainous, sizeable, bulky, man-sized, larger-than-life, bouffant, wide-ranging, monumental, enormous, astronomical, whopping, larger, macroscopic, unemotional

  10. little(adverb)

    not much

    Antonyms:
    large-scale, overlarge, capacious, loud, thumping, sizeable, whopping, massive, monstrous, mammoth, heroic, full-size, bear-sized, sizable, outsize, queen-sized, large, titanic, stupendous, jumbo, great, tremendous, monumental, big, uppercase, huge, life-size, mountainous, hulky, macro, man-sized, medium-large, life-sized, rangy, important, wide, spacious, old, immense, larger-than-life, enormous, lifesize, whacking, unemotional, Brobdingnagian, voluminous, astronomic, vast, broad, blown-up, elephantine, giant, extensive, colossal, hulking, puffy, humongous, extended, double, wide-ranging, king-sized, enlarged, monolithic, super, macroscopical, volumed, larger, biggish, large-mouthed, of import, too large, prodigious, oversized, bouffant, epic, grand, gigantic, bulky, outsized, oversize, king-size, queen-size, astronomical, banging, walloping, macroscopic, galactic, plumping, cosmic, deep, ample, gargantuan, bigger, largish

Wiktionary

  1. little(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    much

  2. little(adjective)

    Small in size.

    Antonyms:
    much, large, big

  3. little(adverb)

    Very young.

    Antonyms:
    big

  4. little(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    much

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. little

    That is minute which is of exceedingly limited dimensions, as a grain of dust, or which attends to matters of exceedingly slight amount or apparent importance; as, a minute account; minute observation. That which is broken up into minute particles is said to be comminuted; things may be termed fine which would not be termed comminuted; as, fine sand; fine gravel; but, in using the adverb, we say a substance is finely comminuted, comminuted referring more to the process, fine to the result. An account extended to very minute particulars is circumstantial, detailed, particular; an examination so extended is critical, exact, precise. Compare FINE.

    See synonyms for LARGE.

    Synonyms:
    circumstantial, comminuted, critical, detailed, diminutive, exact, fine, minute, particular, precise, slender, small, tiny

Editors Contribution

  1. small

    small in size, amount, or degree (often used to convey an appealing diminutiveness or express an affectionate or condescending attitude).

    the plants will grow into little bushes.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. little(a.)

    Synonyms:
    small (in size or extent), minute, diminutive, tiny, not great, not large

  2. little(a.)

    Synonyms:
    small (in quantity, amount or duration), not much

  3. little(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inconsiderable, petty, slight, slender, feeble, moderate, scanty

  4. little(a.)

    Synonyms:
    mean, selfish, narrow, paltry, contemptible

  5. little(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    slightly, in a small degree, in some degree


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