AskDefine | Define lesser

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lesser adj
1 of less size or importance; "the lesser anteater"; "the lesser of two evils" [ant: greater]
2 smaller in size or amount or value; "the lesser powers of Europe"; "the lesser anteater"

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Pronunciation

Adjective

lesser
  1. the comparative of little
  2. of two things, the smaller in size, value, importance etc.

Translations

the comparative of little
of two things, the smaller in size, value, importance etc

Noun

lesser
  1. a thing that is of smaller size, value, importance etc.
    • the lesser of two evils

Translations

Extensive Definition

Lesser is a surname, and may refer to

See also

lesser in German: Lesser

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