1. 1〔小額〕a small sum (of money);〔小量〕a small amount
    • 小口の取引
    • small business transactions
    • 小口の証券
    • a bond in a small denomination
    • 小口金融
    • a small loan
    • 小口の当座預金
    • a small checking [《英》 current] account
  1. 2〔切り口〕the cut end;〔横断面〕a transection
  1. 3〔端〕an end; an edge
    • 小口を切る
    • cut off the end/trim the end
  1. 4〔糸口〕a clue;〔初め〕the beginning
    • 小口を見つける
    • find an opening (that may lead to a solution)
  1. 5〔利口ぶって話すこと〕
    • 小口をきく
    • talk knowingly
  1. 小口扱い〔鉄道の〕small lot consignment
    • 貨物を小口扱いで送る
    • send freight on small-lot consignment
    • きゅうりを小口切りにする
    • cut a cucumber into pieces