a little

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • adv

Synonyms for a little

to a small degree

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Some young fellows, you know, may be a little behind their station, perhaps, in point of education and behaviour, and may go a little wrong, you know, and get themselves and other people into a variety of fixes - and all that - but deuce take it, it's delightful to reflect that they've got Blood in 'em!
You will not think the worse of my umbleness, if I make a little confidence to you, Master Copperfield?
As young readers like to know `how people look', we will take this moment to give them a little sketch of the four sisters, who sat knitting away in the twilight, while the December snow fell quietly without, and the fire crackled cheerfully within.
What shall we do about that?" asked Jo, delighted with the fancy which lent a little romance to the very dull task of doing her duty.
'So after that, my adrenaline started pumping a little bit again, and I really wanted to finish this thing out.'
"Once gay guys become a little more accepted in life, eventually they'll become accepted in hip-hop, but it's gonna take a very long time for that to happen.
With a little help from first-base umpire Don Denkinger, the comeback Royals were able to climb out of a second straight three-games-to-one hole, having done the same thing in the American League Championship Series against the Toronto Blue Jays.
''To leave someplace I've called home for eight years that made it a little bit hard, but like I said, I'm happy to be here and happy to be a part of this and hope to contribute.''
Silver highlights on the gray, red, black and cream odd a little sparkle to this striking quilt.
Steutel said: "That left me a little disappointed as we had worked hard all week and prepared well for the match.
In the Lyon article, Herb Washington takes up his own pro se defense of his baseball credibility, noting that, in a game against Cleveland's Gaylord Perry, he scored from third base "on a short fly to left." With a little sleuthing, we know that Washington is speaking of the A's-Indians game on July 8.
To get the best coverage from this foundation use the MAC #190 brush and apply a little a time and build up more where needed.
Then I hit a little big of a slump in July and my timing was a little bit.
One day while walking without a lift in my shoe, my gait was a little off and a nurse at my own hospital asked if I had hurt my leg.
She calls your big sis "the pretty one," your little bro "the smart one" and you "the sweet one." Does this bother you even a little bit?
Full browser ?