Do you know other words to say ‘little’?
Today we will learn about the substitutes of ‘little’.
- Petite: small and thin in an attractive way (of a woman).
E.g. “My aunt is petite, pretty, and very ambitious.
- Pygmy: the smallest of a group (of animals or plants).
E.g. “No pygmy owls were present when we went to the bird sanctuary.”
- Minuscule: very tiny.
E.g. “The film was shot in a minuscule amount of time.”
- Skimpy: very small in size or amount.
E.g. They provided only skimpy details of the event.”
- Wee: small; little (informal).
E.g. “I’ll have a wee drop of cream in my coffee.”
- Puny: Small, tiny and weak.
E.g. “They laughed at my puny efforts.”
- Diminutive: extremely or unusually small.
E.g. “She was a diminutive figure beside her big friend.”
- Teeny: very small (informal).
E.g. “My cousin gave just a teeny slice of cake for me.”