HyperDic: small_indefinite_quantity

English > 1 sense of the expression small indefinite quantity:
NOUNquantitysmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountan indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
English > small indefinite quantity: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude.
Synonymsmall indefinite amount
NarrowercoupleA small indefinite number
crumbA very small quantity of something
dab, splash, splatterA small quantity of something moist or liquid
dollopA small measure (usually of food)
dregA small amount of residue
drop, drib, dribletA small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid / liquid)
hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, hair, whiskerA very small distance or space
handful, smatteringA small number or amount
helping, portion, servingAn individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shitA small worthless amount
littleA small amount or duration
minimum, lower limitThe smallest possible quantity
modicumA small or moderate or token amount
morselA small quantity of anything
nip, shotA small drink of liquor
noseA small distance
scattering, sprinklingA small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly
shoestring, shoe stringA small amount of money
shred, scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidgeA tiny or scarcely detectable amount
shtik, shtick, schtik, schtick(Yiddish) a little
spot, bitA small piece or quantity of something
spray, sprayingA quantity of small objects flying through the air
step, stone's throwA short distance
tad, shadeA slight amount or degree of difference
taste, mouthfulA small amount eaten or drunk
totA small amount (especially of a drink)
touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupconA slight but appreciable amount
trace, hint, tint, suggestionA just detectable amount
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
Spanishpedazo, pizca, trozo
Catalanbocí, menudall, tros

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