HyperDic: flyspeck

English > 2 senses of the word flyspeck:
ADJECTIVEallflyspeck, bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tinyvery small
NOUNsubstanceflyspecka tiny dark speck made by the excrement of a fly
English > flyspeck: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningVery small.
Example "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"
Synonymsbantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny
Broadersmall, littleLimited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishchico, chiquito, diminutivo, diminuto, enano, insignificante, liliputiense, minúsculo, pequeñito, pequeño
Catalandiminut, esquifit, insignificant, lil·liputenc, menut, minúscul, nan, petit
English > flyspeck: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA tiny dark speck made by the excrement of a fly.
Broaderatom, molecule, particle, corpuscle, mote, speck(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

©2001-21 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict