a little something

noun

: 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?

Examples of a little something in a Sentence

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“A little something.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20little%20something. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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