more than a little

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of more than a little

1 :a lot of :much
  • There was more than a little sadness in his voice.
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 :a lot :much
  • They understand more than a little of what is going on.

Word by Word Definitions

more play
  1. : greater

  2. : additional, further

  1. : in addition

  2. : moreover

  3. : to a greater or higher degree

  1. : a greater quantity, number, or amount

  2. : something additional : an additional amount

  3. : persons of higher rank

  1. : additional persons or things or a greater amount

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


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