tiny

[tahy-nee]
See more synonyms for tiny on Thesaurus.com

Origin of tiny

1590–1600; late Middle English tine very small (< ?) + -y1
Related formsti·ni·ly, adverbti·ni·ness, noun

Synonyms for tiny

See more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018


Examples from the Web for tiniest

Contemporary Examples of tiniest

Historical Examples of tiniest


British Dictionary definitions for tiniest

tiny

adjective tinier or tiniest
  1. very small; minute
Derived Formstinily, adverbtininess, noun

Word Origin for tiny

C16 tine, of uncertain origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for tiniest

tiny

adj.

c.1400, tyne "very small," perhaps from tine.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper