a little bit
Definition of a little bit
1 : to some extent : somewhat This one is a little bit bigger than that one. It bothered me a little bit.
2 chiefly US : a short time We talked for a little bit.
3 : a small amount of something The buffet had a little bit of everything. We have a little bit of time left. Oh, I'll have just a little bit, thanks.
Word by Word Definitions
: not big: such as
: small in size or extent : tiny
: in only a small quantity or degree : slightly
: not at all
: rarely, infrequently
: a small amount, quantity, or degree
: practically nothing
: a short time
: the biting or cutting edge or part of a tool
: a replaceable part of a compound tool that actually performs the function (such as drilling or boring) for which the whole tool is designed
: the jaws (see 1jaw 2a) of tongs or pincers
: a small quantity of food
: a small delicacy
: a small piece or quantity of some material thing
: a unit of computer information equivalent to the result of a choice between two alternatives (such as yes or no, on or off)
: the physical representation of a bit by an electrical pulse, a magnetized spot, or a hole whose presence or absence indicates data
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