Less than

phrasal by no means ; not at all
Example: less than honest in his replies

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

Less than

"<" ASCII character 60. Common names: ITU-T: less than; bra (">" = ket); left angle; left angle bracket; left broket. Rare: from; read from; suck (">" = blow); comes-from; in; crunch (all from Unix); INTERCAL: angle. See also greater than.

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