(in folklore) small, imaginary beings, as elves, fairies, or leprechauns.
the common people, especially workers, small merchants, or the like, who lead conventional, presumably unremarkable lives.
midgets or dwarfs.
(folklore) small supernatural beings, such as elves, pixies, or leprechauns
small supernatural beings
- Little phoebe
Related Terms phoebe
- Little pitchers have big ears
Adults must be careful about what they say within the hearing of children. The saying refers to the large handles (ears) sometimes attached to small vessels. Young children often overhear something they should not. For example, Don’t use any swear words around Brian—little pitchers have big ears. This metaphoric expression, which likens the curved handle […]
noun, French Le Petit Prince 1. an allegorical fantasy (1943) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
[lit-l] /ˈlɪt l/ adjective, littler or less or lesser, littlest or least. 1. small in size; not big; not large; tiny: a little desk in the corner of the room. 2. short in duration; not extensive; short; brief: a little while. 3. small in number: a little group of scientists. 4. small in amount or […]