Share this entry
American English: /ˈlɛsər/
British English: /ˈlɛsə/

Translation of lesser in Spanish:

adjective before noun

  • 1
    to a lesser extent or degree
    en menor grado
    a lesser man than him would have given up the struggle
    un hombre de menos valía hubiera abandonado la lucha
    we lesser mortals [humorous]
    los simples mortales como nosotros [humorous]
    evil 2 2
    Example sentences
    • Perhaps lesser mortals in this field should wait for the hearings?
    • He showed no signs of jet lag, again something lesser mortals complain of.
    • Instead, it's how they deal with the stuff that would sink a far lesser talent.
  • 2 (Geography, Zoology) (in names) the Lesser Antilles
    las Antillas menores
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.