weeny

[wee-nee]Informal.

noun, plural wee·nies.

adjective, wee·ni·er, wee·ni·est.

tiny; very small: Give me just the weeniest little piece, please.

Nearby words

  1. weelkes,
  2. weems,
  3. weems, mason locke,
  4. ween,
  5. weenie,
  6. weeny-bopper,
  7. weep,
  8. weep buckets,
  9. weep hole,
  10. weeper

weenie

or wee·ny, wie·nie

[wee-nee]

noun

Informal. a wiener.
Slang. penis.
Slang. an insignificant, disliked person.

Origin of weenie

wien(er) + -ie; (def 3) probably influenced by or continuous with weeny small child, noun use of weeny tiny (see wee, teeny-weeny)

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British Dictionary definitions for weeny

weeny

weensy (ˈwiːnzɪ)

adjective -nier, -niest, -sier or -siest

informal very small; tiny

Word Origin for weeny

C18: from wee 1 with the ending -ny as in tiny

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Word Origin and History for weeny

weenie

n.

"frankfurter," 1906, with slang sense of "penis" following soon after, from German wienerwurst "Vienna sausage" (see wiener). Meaning "ineffectual person" is 1963; pejorative sense via penis shape, or perhaps from weenie in the sense of "small" (see wee).

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