- not so great or important as the other or the rest；lower in rank or quality
- 1. not so great or important as the other or the rest he was convicted of a lesser assault charge they nest mostly in Alaska and to a lesser extent in Siberia 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ lower in rank or quality you're looking down your nose at us lesser mortals 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ used in names of animals and plants which are smaller than similar kinds, e.g. lesser spotted woodpecker, lesser celandine.