Definition for smalls (2 of 2)
adjective, small·er, small·est.
adverb, small·er, small·est.
- household linen, as napkins, pillowcases, etc.
Origin of small
SYNONYMS FOR small
Related formssmall·ness, nounul·tra·small, adjective
Examples from the Web for smalls
Large asteroids are worth 20 points, mediums are worth 50, and smalls are worth 100.
Then the Jewel Lady, bearing a massive crystal necklace, lassos Smalls.
A few hours later we were getting in our cargo, and soon the Jenny was loaded almost to the waterline with smalls.Dry Fish and Wet|Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen
In other words, Mr. Verdant Green had got through his Smalls.The Worlds Greatest Books|Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
The way that Thompson crowd rubbed it in on the Smalls was enough to make you leave the dinner table.Cape Cod Stories|Joseph C. Lincoln
Julia, who understood her every accent, reminded her that "smalls" was the new word for "little go."Hard Cash|Charles Reade
Mr. Smalls was a delegate to several National Republican Conventions.
British Dictionary definitions for smalls
Derived Formssmallish, adjectivesmallness, noun
Word Origin for small
Idioms and Phrases with smalls
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