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See definition of a little on Dictionary.com
  • as insome
  • as inlittle
  • as inmoderately
  • as inpretty
  • as inrather
  • as insomewhat
  • as inany

synonyms for a little

  • a few
  • any
  • a bit
  • part of
  • fairly
  • quite
  • rather
  • reasonably
  • slightly
  • somewhat
  • passably
  • pretty
  • averagely
  • enough
  • gently
  • in moderation
  • in reason
  • kind of
  • more or less
  • more than not
  • not exactly
  • quite a bit
  • some
  • something
  • sort of
  • so-so
  • temperately
  • tolerable
  • tolerably
  • tolerantly
  • within limits
  • within reason
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How to use a little in a sentence

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Off went the officers again, some distance to the front, and then back again to their men, and got them on a little further.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO A LITTLE

  • a bit
  • a little
  • all
  • each
  • each and every
  • either
  • in general
  • part of
  • several
  • whatever
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.