less and less
phrasal to a progressively smaller size or extent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • The more and less — More More, n. 1. A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds or surpasses in any way what it is compared with. [1913 Webster] And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less. Ex. xvi. 17. [1913 Webster] 2. That …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • less — I. adjective, comparative of (I)little Etymology: Middle English, partly from Old English lǣs, adverb & noun; partly from lǣssa, adjective; akin to Old Frisian lēs less Date: before 12th century 1. constituting a more limited number or amount <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • less than — {adv.} Not; little. * /We were busy and less than delighted to have company that day./ * /The boys were less than happy about having a party./ Contrast: MORE THAN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • less than — {adv.} Not; little. * /We were busy and less than delighted to have company that day./ * /The boys were less than happy about having a party./ Contrast: MORE THAN …   Dictionary of American idioms

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