Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

teeny-weeny

or teenie-weenie

[tee-nee-wee-nee] /ˈti niˈwi ni/
adjective, Baby Talk.
1.
tiny; small.
Origin of teeny-weeny
1875-1880
1875-80; teeny + weeny tiny; see weenie
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for teeny-weeny
Historical Examples
  • And be careful that not the least teeny-weeny hint leaks out.

  • It was a teeny-weeny yawn that didn't seem to know just what to do about it.

    Fairy Prince and Other Stories Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • Hold out awhile, hold out, But persevere a teeny-weeny longer.

    Lysistrata Aristophanes
  • But it does seem as if there were a teeny-weeny more sun in this one.

    Maida's Little Shop Inez Haynes Irwin
  • Perhaps if I saw your doll-house and teeny-weeny dolls I'd get to like to play with them too.

    The Rectory Children Mrs Molesworth
  • "Do whisper just a teeny-weeny hint," begged Mavis coaxingly, but Bevis was adamant.

    A Fortunate Term

    Angela Brazil
  • He is a teeny-weeny man with a big head and rather weak eyes, and he and she do look odd together.

  • It was another head peeping out of the doorway, a head just like Johnny Chuck's, only it was a teeny-weeny one.

    The Adventures of Johnny Chuck Thornton W. Burgess
  • Out of a little, teeny-weeny remnant of truth, shed build a magnificent divorce case.

    Nothing But the Truth Frederic S. Isham
  • Auntie Alice is nice, but we doesn't love Aunt Catharine one teeny-weeny bit.

    Two Little Travellers

    Frances Browne Arthur
Slang definitions & phrases for teeny-weeny

teensy-weensy

adjective

Very small; tiny: the teensy-weensy kind that small-town dailies like (entry form 1906+, variant 1894+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for teeny-weeny

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for teeny

8
8
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for teeny-weeny