- adj. 较少的；次要的；更小的
- adv. 较少地；更小地；不及
- n. (Lesser)人名；(英、德)莱塞
- lesser (adj.)
- early 13c., a double comparative, from less + -er (2). Johnson calls it "a barbarous corruption of less, formed by the vulgar from the habit of terminating comparatives in -er." As an adverb from 1590s; now generally poetic or obsolete except in expression lesser-known (1813).
- 1. People voted for him as the lesser of two evils.
- 2. They pleaded guilty to lesser charges of criminal damage.
- 3. The two discs also contain two of Britten's lesser-known song-cycles.
- 4. people of lesser importance
- 5. The more obvious potential allies are Ireland, Denmark and, to a lesser degree, the Netherlands.
[ lesser 造句 ]