smallish


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small

 (smôl)
adj. small·er, small·est
1.
a. Being below average in size: a small car.
b. Being below average in quantity or extent: a small donation; a small project.
2. Limited in importance or significance; trivial: a small matter.
3. Having limited position, influence, or status; minor: "A crowd of small writers had vainly attempted to rival Addison" (Thomas Macaulay).
4. Unpretentious; modest: made a small living; helped the cause in my own small way.
5. Not fully grown; very young: a small child.
6. Narrow in outlook; petty: a small mind.
7. Having been belittled; humiliated: Their comments made me feel small.
8. Diluted; weak. Used of alcoholic beverages.
9. Lacking force or volume: a small voice.
10. Lowercase: Type the password in small letters.
adv.
1. In small pieces: Cut the meat up small.
2. Without loudness or forcefulness; softly.
3. In a small manner.
n.
1. A part that is smaller or narrower than the rest: the small of the back.
2. smalls
a. Small things considered as a group.
b. Chiefly British Small items of clothing.

[Middle English smal, from Old English smæl.]

small′ish adj.
small′ness n.
Synonyms: small, diminutive, little, miniature, minuscule, minute2, petite, tiny, wee1
These adjectives mean being notably below the average in size or magnitude: a small house; diminutive in stature; little hands; a miniature camera; a minuscule amount of rain; minute errors; a petite figure; tiny feet; a wee puppy.
Antonym: large
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.smallish - rather small
little, small - limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"
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smallish

adjective
Notably below average in amount, size, or scope:
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Translations

smallish

[ˈsmɔːlɪʃ] ADJmás bien pequeño, más bien chico
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

smallish

[ˈsmɔːlɪʃ] adjplutôt petit(e), assez petit(e)small-minded [ˌsmɔːlˈmaɪndɪd] adj [person] → à l'esprit étroit
their small-minded attitude → leur étroitesse d'espritsmall-mindedness [ˌsmɔːlˈmaɪndɪdnɪs] nétroitesse f d'esprit
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

smallish

adj(eher) kleiner; he is smallisher ist eher klein; a smallish number of something/peopleeine geringe Anzahl an etw (dat)/von Leuten
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

smallish

[ˈsmɔːlɪʃ] adjpiccolino/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Aside from having described him as "smallish in stature," my husband seems to have taken Alan Breck's personal appearance, even to his clothing, from the book.
Suddenly a smallish dog seized my left thigh with its teeth and would not let go.
He pointed to a smallish, dark, well-dressed man who was bustling along the other side of the road.
The body is black seal's fur, palmered with a smallish red hen and ribbed with fine silver wire.
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As much as it might be smallish in numbers it is very competitive.
I need to put on weight because my friends used to make fun of me because of my smallish stature.
The singer, smallish, immaculately coiffed and dressed up for a night in the local, fobbed them off as long as he could, but eventually relented
He says that there is just a smallish window after which his elder brother William's children will take over - and he must make the most of it.
It can even actually carry your smallish camera and accessories too.