very small; tiny.
Twinkle, twinkle: The hidden purpose behind the silliness of nursery rhymesNursery rhymes rely on meter and rhyme to stick into our memories. When we remember them, we do not remember just the words; we remember them in time, sometimes even with their pitch. Before children acquire words and syntax, parents naturally talk to them in a particular style. In the late 1980s, psychologist Deborah Kemler-Nelson proved that mothers all over the world speak to their …
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small, mini, insignificant, slight, teeny, miniature, microscopic, minuscule, puny, little, toy, wee, petite, diminutive, pocket, midget, baby, model, mite, Lilliputian
Also it·sy-bit·sy [it-see-bit-see] /ˈɪt siˈbɪt si/.
Origin of itty-bitty
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informal very small; tiny
Word Origin for itsy-bitsy
C20: baby talk alteration of little bit
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