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mite

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mite

  1. 1 a very small sum of money <I have only a mite left to buy lunch for the rest of the week> Synonyms chicken feed [slang], chump change, dime, hay, peanuts, pin money, pittance, shoestring, song, two cents Related Words petty cash, pocket money, spending money Near Antonyms bankroll, capital, funds, means, wherewithal; opulence, pelf, riches, treasure, wealth; heap, pile, pot; bonanza, mine, treasure trove, treasury Antonyms big buck(s), boodle, bundle, fortune, king's ransom, megabuck(s), mint, wad

  2. 2 a living thing much smaller than others of its kind <the kitten was just a mite, hardly the size of my palm> Synonyms diminutive, midget, dwarf, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, scrub, shrimp, Tom ThumbRelated Words nubbin; mini, miniature; bantam; homunculus, hop-o'-my-thumb, manikin (also mannikin); half-pintNear Antonyms whale, whopperAntonyms behemoth, colossus, giant, jumbo, leviathan, mammoth, monster, titan

  3. 3 a very small amount <that speech didn't make a mite of sense> Synonyms ace, bit, crumb, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, hint, lick, little, particle, nip, ounce, peanuts, ray, scintilla, scruple, shade, shadow, shred, skosh, smack, smell, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), snap, soupçon, spark, spatter, speck, splash, spot, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, touch, traceRelated Words hoot, iota, jot, minim, minimum, modicum, semblance, syllable, tittle, vestige, whit; atom, dot, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, patch, scrap; dash, drop, pinch; part, portion, section; bite, nibble, taste; handful, scattering, smatter, smattering; dose, shot; chip, flake, fragment, shard, shiver, sliver, smithereens, splinter; shred, tatter; clipping, paring, shavingNear Antonyms abundance, barrel, boatload, bucket, bundle, bushel, deal, fistful, gobs, heaps, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, lot, mass, mess, mountain, much, oodles, passel, peck, pile, plenty, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, stack, wad, wealth; volume; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; chunk, hunk, lump, slab




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