a little something

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a little something

: a small thing or amount
  • I got you a little something for your birthday.
  • They offered him a little something to drink before dinner.
  • Dinner's running late—would you like a little something now?

Word by Word Definitions

little play
  1. : not big: such as

  2. : small in size or extent : tiny

  3. : young

  1. : in only a small quantity or degree : slightly

  2. : not at all

  3. : rarely, infrequently

  1. : a small amount, quantity, or degree

  2. : a short time

  3. : a short distance

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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