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or teenie-weenie

[tee-nee-wee-nee] /ˈti niˈwi ni/
adjective, Baby Talk.
tiny; small.
Origin of teeny-weeny
1875-80; teeny + weeny tiny; see weenie Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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
  • "And the clothes seem just a teeny-weeny bit tight, p'r'aps," continued his wife.

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

    Maida's Little Shop Inez Haynes Irwin
  • "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.

  • Auntie Alice is nice, but we doesn't love Aunt Catharine one teeny-weeny bit.

    Two Little Travellers Frances Browne Arthur
  • 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
  • Hadn't he grown up from a teeny-weeny baby and been smart enough to escape all these dangers which worried Mrs. Peter so?

    Mrs. Peter Rabbit 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
Slang definitions & phrases for teeny-weeny



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.
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