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tiny

[ tahy-nee ]
/ ˈtaɪ ni /
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adjective, ti·ni·er, ti·ni·est.

very small; minute; wee.

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Origin of tiny

1590–1600; late Middle English tine very small (< ?) + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM tiny

ti·ni·ly, adverbti·ni·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tiny

tiny
/ (ˈtaɪnɪ) /

adjective tinier or tiniest

very small; minute

Derived forms of tiny

tinily, adverbtininess, noun

Word Origin for tiny

C16 tine, of uncertain origin
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