adjective, small·er, small·est.
adverb, small·er, small·est.
- household linen, as napkins, pillowcases, etc.
Words nearby small
Idioms for small
Origin of small
SYNONYMS FOR small
OTHER WORDS FROM smallsmall·ness, nounul·tra·small, adjective
Examples from the Web for smallest
“There was still no pulse, not even the smallest bit,” Johnson says.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seeps up into the city from below, through even the smallest cracks and drains.
Because the fact of the matter is the Today show part is really, in a way, the smallest part in the great 34-hour scheme of it.
The concentration of PM2.5, the smallest particulate matter, is at 153 micrograms per cubic meter.
He won then with less than 38 percent of the vote, the smallest plurality of any winning gubernatorial candidate in the country.Republican Wave Carries Maine Governor Paul LePage to Victory|Ben Jacobs|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I shall take my own course now; without the smallest consideration for your crotchets.Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore
So he convoyed them safely into port and would not take even the smallest present, in recompense for his services.Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea|Charles H. L. Johnston
Search it as they pleased, not even the practisect eye of Captain Davis could descry the smallest interruption.The Ebb-Tide|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne
This is both the smallest and greatest breadth of India.324 The length is reckoned from west to east.
I dare say no such accident could happen to any one else, but if I leave the smallest thing to chance I am sure to come to grief.Spring Days|George Moore
British Dictionary definitions for smallest
Derived forms of smallsmallish, adjectivesmallness, noun
Word Origin for small
Idioms and Phrases with smallest
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