teeny

[ tee-nee ]
/ ˈti ni /

adjective, tee·ni·er, tee·ni·est.


Nearby words

  1. teener,
  2. teens,
  3. teensy,
  4. teensy-weensy,
  5. teenter,
  6. teeny-bopper,
  7. teeny-weeny,
  8. teenybopper,
  9. teepee,
  10. tees

Origin of teeny

1815–25; blend of tiny and wee

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British Dictionary definitions for teeny

teeny

/ (ˈtiːnɪ) /

adjective -nier or -niest

informal extremely small; tinyAlso: teeny-weeny (ˈtiːnɪˈwiːnɪ), teensy-weensy (ˈtiːnzɪˈwiːnzɪ)

Word Origin for teeny

C19: variant of tiny

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Word Origin and History for teeny

teeny

adj.

1825, alteration of tiny. Alternative form teensy is attested from 1899.

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