- petit mal,
- petit point,
- petit serjeanty,
- petit treason,
- petit's lumbar triangle,
- petite bourgeoise,
- petite bourgeoisie,
- petite marmite,
- petitio principii,
Origin of petite
Examples from the Web for petite
Missy, 37, is a petite, bespectacled gal with a green pixie cut, and her arms are adorned with tattoos.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set|Marlow Stern|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was a perky redhead of about 30 with lively blue eyes, a petite figure, and lots of nerve.
In 1956, she happened across the petite, blond Lisa Winters boarding a local bus in Miami.
She is petite and fragile, and I am fit and…more to love tehe.
Petite a-frame suede mini-skirts featured patchwork pockets or cut-out patterns on leather.Nicolas Ghesquière Presents His Debut Collection for Louis Vuitton|Liza Foreman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The petite here was lost, and thanks to the Bon Dieu I have just found her.A Woman's Experience in the Great War|Louise Mack
She was a wee thing—certainly not more than five foot tall—and petite, almost to an extreme.One Day|Anonymous
A petite comdie called "La Marquise" preceded this brilliant trifle.Paris and the Parisians in 1835 (Vol. 1 of 2)|Frances Milton Trollope
We have seen the relations between the fortune-tellers and Leroy, governor of the pages of the Petite Ecurie.Princes and Poisoners|Frantz Funck-Brentano
She was petite, and possessed a face whose fascination few could withstand.Won by the Sword|G.A. Henty
Word Origin for petite
"little," 1784 (from 1712 in French phrases taken into English), from French petite, fem. of petit "little" (see petit). As a size in women's clothing, attested from 1929.