adjective, small·er, small·est.
adverb, small·er, small·est.
- household linen, as napkins, pillowcases, etc.
SYNONYMS FOR small
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Idioms for small
Origin of small
synonym study for small
OTHER WORDS FROM smallsmallness, nounul·tra·small, adjective
Words nearby small
Example sentences from the Web for small
According to Grady of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, well-placed donations to smaller organizations can have exponential impacts.Can Billionaires Really Save Us from Climate Disaster?|Heather Hansman|February 12, 2021|Outside Online
Before I discard the plastic, I cut it up into tiny pieces so that small animals do not get caught in them and they don't try to eat them.Hints From Heloise: New scam tied to coronavirus pandemic|Heloise Heloise|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Over small plates, Renee talked about her love for food and Willie talked about his love for cooking.
So please think carefully before you demote small-talky situations to a priority below your laundry piles.Carolyn Hax: No time for small talk? That’s building a big wall.|Carolyn Hax|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Castor addressed a small crowd from the stage before Coach Bruce Arians and General Manager Jason Licht offered enthusiastic — and colorful — comments of their own.Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrate Super Bowl LV victory in boat parade|Cindy Boren, Glynn A. Hill|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
Something like fluoride, which is too small for normal filters, yanks away that feeling of agency.
And yes, someone has already called Spencer a “Small Fry,” har har.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was seen by a small delegation of star-struck prelates and dignitaries who later described the film as “moving.”Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The judges who handle arraignments at criminal court in all five boroughs have a small fraction of their usual caseloads.
Inside the guild, men in caps and long gowns sit in twos, weaving together in small rooms.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Before the outlaw can comply with this small request the horn sounds again.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
British Dictionary definitions for small
Derived forms of smallsmallish, adjectivesmallness, noun
Word Origin for small
Idioms and Phrases with small
In addition to the idioms beginning with small
- small beer
- small cog in a large wheel
- small frog in a big pond
- small fry
- small hours
- small print
- small talk
- small time
- small wonder
- big fish in a small pond
- (small) cog in the wheel
- give thanks for small blessings
- it's a small world
- little (small) frog in a big pond
- make a (small) fortune
- no (small) wonder
- still small voice