lesser

40 ENTRIES FOUND:

1less·er

adjective \ˈle-sər\

: of smaller size

: of less strength, quality, or importance

Full Definition of LESSER

comparative of 1little
:  of less size, quality, degree, or significance :  of lower status

Examples of LESSER

  1. The winner will receive $100; lesser amounts will be given to three runners-up.
  2. A lesser man than he might have simply given up.
  3. She agreed to plead guilty to a lesser charge.

First Known Use of LESSER

13th century

Rhymes with LESSER

2lesser

adverb

Definition of LESSER

:  less <lesser-known>

First Known Use of LESSER

1539

Rhymes with LESSER

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