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1    diminutive, immature, Lilliputian, little, mini, miniature, minute, petite, pint-sized     (informal)   pocket-sized, puny, pygmy or pigmy, slight, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, undersized, wee, young  
2    insignificant, lesser, minor, negligible, paltry, petty, trifling, trivial, unimportant  
3    inadequate, inconsiderable, insufficient, limited, meagre, measly, scant, scanty  
4    humble, modest, small-scale, unpretentious  
5    base, grudging, illiberal, mean, narrow, petty, selfish  
6    make (someone) feel small      chagrin, disconcert, humble, humiliate, make (someone) look foolish, mortify, put down     (slang)   show up     (informal)   take down a peg or two     (informal)  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    ample, big, colossal, enormous, great, huge, immense, massive, mega     (slang)   sizable or sizeable, stellar     (informal)   vast  
2    appreciable, important, major, powerful, serious, significant, urgent, vital, weighty  
3    considerable, generous, substantial  
4    grand, large-scale  


small-minded     
bigoted, envious, grudging, hidebound, intolerant, mean, narrow-minded, petty, rigid, ungenerous  
  
Antonyms     
   broad-minded, far-sighted, generous, liberal, open, open-minded, tolerant, unbigoted  
small-time     
insignificant, minor, no-account     (U.S. informal)   of no account, of no consequence, petty, piddling     (informal)   unimportant  
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n.
a small group of people or things within a much larger group
There are a lot of national minorities in my home country (Denmark). We have a lot of people from Poland, Somalia etc.
n.
A small invertebrate animal such as an insect or spider
[UK] [informal] Ex.: Don't be afraid; these minibeasts won't devour the big one you are!
exp.
A small business that is typically owned and run by members of a family
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
n.
small handbag without handles
n.
avec un petit appât on capture de gros poissons
n.
d'un petit gland sourd naît un grand chêne
n.
small unmeasured amount usually applied to a solid
used widely in Australia
n.
au lieu de maudire les ténèbres, allume donc une petite lumière
exp.
dans la nuit noire, sur une table de marbre noir, une petite fourmi noire, dieu la voit
ce proverbe rend compte de l'omniprésence de dieu, il signifie qu'il est au courant des moindres faits et gestes
adj.
inclined to bring forward small faults; made to confuse in argument
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
n.
petit poisson deviendra grand
n.
à petit manger bien boire
n.
de grands vendeurs petis faiseurs
n.
grosse annonce, petit magasin
n.
grande chère, petit testament
exp.
dans les petis sacs sont les fines épices
souvent les personnes de petite taille sont pleines de ressources
exp.
dans les petites boîtes, les bons onguens
cela se dit pour flatter les personnes de petite taille
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