weeny

[ wee-nee ]
/ ˈwi ni /
Informal.

noun, plural wee·nies.

adjective, wee·ni·er, wee·ni·est.

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

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weeny

weensy (ˈwiːnzɪ)

/ (ˈwiːnɪ) /

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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