small-minded

[ smawl-mahyn-did ]
/ ˈsmɔlˈmaɪn dɪd /

adjective

selfish, petty, or narrow-minded.

Nearby words

  1. small white,
  2. small wonder,
  3. small-bore,
  4. small-cap,
  5. small-claims court,
  6. small-saver certificate,
  7. small-scale,
  8. small-scale integration,
  9. small-talk,
  10. small-time

Origin of small-minded

First recorded in 1840–50

Related formssmall-mind·ed·ly, adverbsmall-mind·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for small-minded

small-minded

adjective

narrow-minded; petty; intolerant; mean
Derived Formssmall-mindedly, adverbsmall-mindedness, noun

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