eensy-weensy

or een·sie-ween·sie

[ een-see-ween-see ]
/ ˈin siˈwin si /

adjective Baby Talk.

tiny; small.

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Origin of eensy-weensy

alteration of teensy-weensy, with -weensy taken as the basic shape and a new rhyme formed minus the initial consonant, as in itty-bitty

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