more than a little

Definition of more than a little

  1. 1 :  a lot of :  much There was more than a little sadness in his voice.

  2. 2 :  to a great degree :  very He was more than a little surprised by her decision. Her vision of the future was more than a little upsetting.

  3. 3 :  a lot :  much They understand more than a little of what is going on.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  greater

    :  additional, further

  1. :  in addition

    :  moreover

  1. :  a greater quantity, number, or amount

    :  something additional :  an additional amount

    :  persons of higher rank

  1. :  additional persons or things or a greater amount

  1. :  not big: such as

    :  small in size or extent :  tiny

    :  young

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

    :  not at all

    :  rarely, infrequently

  1. :  a small amount, quantity, or degree

    :  practically nothing

    :  a short time

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to criticize severely

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