wee

[ wee ]
/ wi /

adjective, we·er, we·est.

little; very small.
very early: in the wee hours of the morning.

Origin of wee

before 1150 for an earlier sense; Middle English we, variant of wei (small) quantity, Old English wēg, Anglian form of wǣge weight, akin to wegan to weigh1

SYNONYMS FOR wee

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British Dictionary definitions for weer (1 of 2)

wee1
/ (wiː) /

adjective

very small; tiny; minute

noun

mainly Scot a short time (esp in the phrase bide a wee.)

Word Origin for wee

C13: from Old English wǣg weight

British Dictionary definitions for weer (2 of 2)

wee2
/ (wiː) British, Australian and NZ informal /

noun

  1. the act or an instance of urinating
  2. urine

verb

(intr) to urinate
Also called: wee-wee

Word Origin for wee

of unknown origin
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