small fortune

Definition of small fortune

  1. :  a surprisingly or unexpectedly large amount of money They spent a small fortune on redecorating their house.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  having comparatively little size or slight dimensions

    :  lowercase

    :  minor in influence, power, or rank

  1. :  in or into small pieces

    :  without force or loudness

    :  in a small manner

  1. :  a part smaller and especially narrower than the remainder

    :  small-sized products

    :  smallclothes

  1. :  a hypothetical force or personified power that unpredictably determines events and issues favorably or unfavorably

    :  accident, incident

    :  prosperity attained partly through luck :  success

  1. :  to give good or bad fortune to

    :  to endow with a fortune

    :  happen, chance

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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