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Origin of petite
OTHER WORDS FROM petitepe·tite·ness, noun
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How to use petite in a sentence
During that trip, more than a few items in my closet benefited from her skilled hands because when you’re 5 feet tall, even petite sizes are sometimes too long.Some objects will remind us of the pandemic long after it’s over|Theresa Vargas|February 17, 2021|Washington Post
A soft-spoken and petite woman, she assisted in crime-prevention efforts, went to the scenes of crimes and other tragedies and visited victims at home and in the hospital, offering comfort and help.
Moreover, Instant Pot desserts tend to be on the petite-side, making them especially fitting for this particular holiday season when we are gathering with, and feeding, fewer folks than is the norm.Yes, you can use your Instant Pot to make the creamiest of cheesecakes and other desserts|Jessie Sheehan|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
This is a Rhone-style red blend of mourvèdre, petite sirah, carignan, cinsault and grenache.Good wine is now being made in most parts of the country. Here’s how to find it.|Dave McIntyre|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
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.
Rivals tagged her an apparatchik, an heiress, handpicked by a mayor/mentor said to nickname her “ma petite Anne,” my little Anne.
“Nothing at all, chère petite madame”—question and answer came many times a day.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Cela fut cause qu'il fallut retrencher les vivres qu'ils avoient en assez petite quantit.
La Petite had determined upon trying to fit herself to the strange, narrow existence which she knew awaited her at Cote Joyeuse.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
She was petite and exquisite, full of alluring dimples—and apparently just out of a perfumed bath.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
"A regular petite maitresse," thought the Frenchman, seeing her roll herself about so softly and coquettishly.A Passion in the Desert|Honore de Balzac