Do-little
Do-little Do"-lit`tle, n. One who performs little though professing much. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

Great talkers are commonly dolittles. --Bp. Richardson. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • do-little — do lit·tle (do͞oʹlĭt l) n. Informal A lazy person. * * * …   Universalium

  • do-little — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. A self indulgent person who spends time avoiding work or other useful activity: bum1, drone1, faineant, good for nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, ne er do well, no good, slugabed, sluggard, wastrel. Informal …   English dictionary for students

  • do-little — n. [U. S.] Idler, sluggard, drone, laggard, lounger, trifler, dawdler, doodle, donought (donnat, donnot, Scotch), do nothing, good for nothing, inefficient person …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • do-little — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Do Little Lane — Do Little Alley    South out of Carter Lane to Knightrider Street. In Castle Baynard Ward (Boyle, 1799).    First mention: Dolytelane, 1314 15 (Ct. H.W. I. 252).    Other forms : Dolytellane, 1349 (ib. 593). Dolittellane, 1359 (ib. II. 12). Doe… …   Dictionary of London

  • do little to help — do little to help/solve/etc phrase to fail to help someone solve something etc The company did little to prevent the disaster. He’s done little to improve my opinion of him. Thesaurus: to not help someonesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • do little to solve — do little to help/solve/etc phrase to fail to help someone solve something etc The company did little to prevent the disaster. He’s done little to improve my opinion of him. Thesaurus: to not help someonesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Do Little Alley —    See Do Little Lane …   Dictionary of London

  • Do-Little's Yard —    West out of Mugwell Street, in Farringdon Ward Within (det.) (O. and M. 1677).    Seems to occupy the site of Windsor Court (q.v.) …   Dictionary of London

  • Little Milton — Background information Birth name James Milton Campbell, Jr. Born September 7, 1934 Inverness, Mississippi …   Wikipedia

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