Not large or much.Not large in number; having few constituent, members or parts: as, a little army or fleet; a little city.Not much; of small amount, quantity, or degree; restricted; limited: as, a little food or drink; little joy or happiness; little influence.Not of great extent or duration; not long; short in space or time; brief: as, a little way or distance; a little while.Not great; small in consideration, dignity, consequence, etc.; petty; inconsiderable; insignificant: as, a little office; little affairs; a little accident.Hence— Petty in character; mean; narrow; wanting breadth or largeness: as, a little soul or mind.Synonyms Minute, tiny.and Scanty, slender, moderate.Insignificant, contemptible, weak. See littleness.n. A small quantity, amount, space, or the like.In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly.To become little or less.To make less. Compare belittle.