Synonyms of small in English:

small


See definition of small

adjective

1‘a small flat in Fulham’

SYNONYMS

little, small-scale, compact, bijou

portable

tiny, miniature, mini, minute, microscopic, nanoscopic, minuscule

toy, baby

poky, cramped, boxy

Scottish wee

informal tiddly, teeny, weeny, teeny-weeny, teensy, teensy-weensy, itsy-bitsy, itty-bitty, eensy, eensy-weensy, pocket-sized, half-pint, dinky, ickle, with no room to swing a cat

British informal titchy

North American informal little-bitty, vest-pocket

ANTONYMS

big, large

2‘he was a very small man’

SYNONYMS

short, little, slight, slightly built, small-boned, petite, diminutive, elfin, tiny

puny, undersized, stunted

squat, stubby

dwarf, bantam

a slip of a ...

Scottish wee

informal teeny, teeny-weeny, pint-sized

rare homuncular, Lilliputian

ANTONYMS

heavily built, tall, large

3‘we may have to make a few small changes’

SYNONYMS

slight, minor, unimportant, trifling, trivial, insignificant, inconsequential, inappreciable, inconsiderable, negligible, nugatory, paltry, infinitesimal

informal minuscule, piffling, piddling

ANTONYMS

major, substantial

4‘small helpings of vegetables’

SYNONYMS

inadequate, meagre, insufficient, ungenerous, not enough

informal measly, stingy, mingy, pathetic

ANTONYMS

generous, ample

5‘they had succeeded in making him feel small’

SYNONYMS

foolish, stupid, insignificant, unimportant

embarrassed, humiliated, uncomfortable, mortified, chagrined, ashamed

deflated, crushed

ANTONYMS

proud

Variant spelling feel (or look) small

6‘the captain had been paying small attention’

SYNONYMS

hardly any, not much, scant, little or no, little, minimal

7‘a small farmer’

SYNONYMS

small-scale, small-time

modest, unpretentious, humble, lowly, simple

ANTONYMS

large-scale, substantial