|Limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent.|
A little dining room.
A little house.
A small car.
A little (or small) group.
He talked little about his family.
|(quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some.|
Little rain fell in May.
Gave it little thought.
Little time is left.
We still have little money.
A little hope remained.
There's slight chance that it will work.
There's a slight chance it will work.
|(of children and animals) young, immature.|
What a big little boy you are.
|(informal) small and of little importance.|
A fiddling sum of money.
A footling gesture.
Our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war.
A little (or small) matter.
A dispute over niggling details.
Limited to petty enterprises.
Giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction.
|Low in stature; not tall.|
He was short and stocky.
Short in stature.
A short smokestack.
A little man.
چھوٹے قد کا
E.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters.