smallish

[smaw-lish]
adjective
rather small.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English; see small, -ish1

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small (smɔːl)
 
adj
1.  comparatively little; limited in size, number, importance, etc
2.  of little importance or on a minor scale: a small business
3.  lacking in moral or mental breadth or depth: a small mind
4.  modest or humble: small beginnings
5.  of low or inferior status, esp socially
6.  (of a child or animal) young; not mature
7.  unimportant, trivial: a small matter
8.  not outstanding: a small actor
9.  Compare capital See also lower case of, relating to, or designating the ordinary modern minuscule letter used in printing and cursive writing
10.  lacking great strength or force: a small effort
11.  in fine particles: small gravel
12.  obsolete (of beer, etc) of low alcoholic strength
 
adv
13.  into small pieces: you have to cut it small
14.  in a small or soft manner
15.  feel small to be humiliated or inferior
 
n
16.  the small an object, person, or group considered to be small: do you want the small or the large?
17.  a small slender part, esp of the back
18.  informal chiefly (Brit) (plural) items of personal laundry, such as underwear
 
[Old English smæl; related to Old High German smal, Old Norse smali small cattle]
 
'smallish
 
adj
 
'smallness
 
n

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Example sentences
And the smallish screen made everything seem a bit cramped.
We find a lot of society in a smallish geographic space.
But by and large, these comments felt smallish to me, and were accompanied by a
  fair amount of talk on deficit-cutting.
It's unfolding in smallish chunks in a series of tight feedback cycles.
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