Little and Small


Show Definitions
Little adjective – Having relatively little height.
Usage example: there was a little hedge separating the two lawns

Small is a synonym for little in young topic. In some cases you can use "Small" instead the word "Little" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like not important, hardly any, not much, limited. popular alternative
Nearby Word: littleness
Synonyms for Little


Show Definitions
Small adjective – Of a size that is less than average.
Usage example: a small cat who never weighed more than five pounds

Little is a synonym for small in youth topic. You can use "Little" instead an adjective "Small", if it concerns topics such as character trait, short, quantity, unimportant. popular alternative
Nearby Word: smallish
Synonyms for Small

Things that words describes

girl little girl small girl
man little man small man
wonder little wonder small wonder
children little children small children
Other nouns: problem, creature, chance, piece, village, time, room, world, bit, dog, details, child, town, pieces, creatures.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Dark Future Mention is made in Comeback Tour of a small and little-known Op Agency acting as underground railroad for indentess to escape slavery in the Southern States.
  • Film / Little Manhattan Small love in a big city, in the eyes of children.Little Manhattan is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed and written by husband and wife Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett.
  • Everyone Is Gay Franchise, not helped by the few female characters having small roles and the males showing little interest in the females (even if the females may have feelings for them).
Cite this Source
Small and Little. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 21, from
Little & Small. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 Jun. 2021. <>.
Small or Little. 2016. Accessed June 21, 2021.

Synonyms for little
Share this picture

Synonyms for small
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "little" and "small" have occurred on timeline: