of modest or insignificant size, importance, or influence:
a small-time politician.
noun, (in vaudeville)
a circuit of minor theaters giving three or more shows daily.
(informal) insignificant; minor: a small-time criminal
small print, the
A modest or minor level of achievement, as in Her success took her out of the small time to prime-time television. This expression was originally used in vaudeville for second-rate theaters and productions. [ Early 1900s ]
adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a town or village: a typical, small-town general store. 2. provincial or unsophisticated: small-town manners.
tool [“SmallVDM: An Environment for Formal Specification and Prototyping in Smalltalk”, in Object Oriented Specification Case Studies, K. Lano et al eds, P-H 1993]. (1996-04-20)
- Small white
noun 1. a small white butterfly, Artogeia rapae, with scanty black markings, the larvae of which feed on brassica leaves
- Small wonder
see: no wonder