Definition Of little ——
(used for emphasis) only to a small extent; not much or often.
he was little known in this country
a small amount of.
we got a little help from my sister
small in size, amount, or degree (often used to convey an appealing diminutiveness or express an affectionate or condescending attitude).
the plants will grow into little bushes
to a small extent.
he reminded me a little of my parents
used to emphasize how small an amount is.
I have little doubt of their identity
Example Of little ——
little did he imagine that he'd win
a lot of the little companies have closed down
Any oxtail had vanished and it stank of truffle oil; a little of this condiment goes a long way.
As the air cleared they saw that apart from a small linen cupboard there was little actual damage to the building.