What is Little ?

Little is (adj) 1. small, not big They have two children – a baby boy and a little girl. (NOTE: no comparative or superlative forms in this sense) 2. not much We drink very little milk. A TV uses very little electricity. He looked at it for a little while. (NOTE: little – less – least ) pron a little a small quantity I’m not hungry – just give me a little of that soup. Can I have a little more coffee please? (adv) not much; not often It’s little more than two miles from the sea. We go to the cinema very little these days.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level