Adjectives That Mean Small

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The not-small list contains close to 200 words that mean small.

 

A

Ant
Atom

 

B

Baby
Bantam
Base
Bit
Bitty
Bush-League

 

C

Compact
Concise
Condensed
Cramped
Crumbcubby

 

D

Dab
Dainty
Dash
Diminutive
Dwarf
Dwarfed

 

E

Elfin
Epitome

 


F

Fine
Fleck

 

G

Germ
Glimmer
Grudging

 

H

Hint
Homunculus
Humble

 

I

Ignoble
Illiberal
Immature
Inadequate
Inconsequential
Inconsiderable
Ineffectual
Infinitesimal
Inferior
Infinitesimal
Insignificant
Insufficient
Insular
Iota
Itty-Bitty

 

J

Jot

 

 

 

L

Lesser
Lick
Light
Lilliputian
Limited
Little
Lower

 


M

Meager
Mean
Measly
Mere
Microbe
Microcosm
Micron
Microscopic
Mini
Miniature
Minimizing
Minimum
Minor
Minor-League
Minuscule
Minute
Minutia
Miserly
Mite
Modest
Modicum
Molecule
Molecular
Morsel

 

N

Narrow
Narrow-Minded
Nasty
Negligible
Nugget

 

P

Paltry
Parsimonious
Particle
Peewee
Penurious
Petite
Petty
Picayune
Piddling
Pinch
Pint-Sized
Pitiful
Plain
Pocket-Sized
Point
Poor
Puny
Pygmy

 

Q

Quantity

 

R

Reduced
Rudiment
Runt
Runty

 


S

Scant
Scanty
Scrap
Scrawny
Scrubby
Scruple
Secondary
Selfish
Set
Shadow
Short
Shred
Shrimp
Skimpy
Slight
Slim
Sliver
Small
Smallest
Small-Fry
Small-Scale
Small-Time
Smattering
Smidgen
Snippet
Spot
Sprinkling
Squat
Strain
Streak
Stunted
Subordinate

T

Teensy
Teeny
Teeny-Tiny
Teeny-Weeny
Terse
Thin
Tidbit
Tiny
Tom Thumb
Touch
Toy
Trace
Trifling
Trivial

 

U

Under-Size
Undersized
Unessential
Unimportant
Unpretentious
Unsubstantial
Urchin

 

V

Vulgar

 

W

Weak
Wee
Whisper

 

 

 

Y

Young