half-pint


1half–pint

noun \ˈhaf-ˌpīnt, ˈhäf-\

Definition of HALF-PINT

1
:  half a pint
2
:  a short, small, or inconsequential person

First Known Use of HALF-PINT

15th century

2half–pint

adjective

Definition of HALF-PINT

:  of less than average size :  diminutive

First Known Use of HALF-PINT

1931

Related to HALF-PINT

Synonyms
bantam, diminutive, dinky, dwarfish, fine, half-pint, Lilliputian, little, pint-size (or pint-sized), pocket, pocket-size (also pocket-sized), puny, pygmy, shrimpy, slight, smallish, subnormal, toylike, undersized (also undersize)
Antonyms
big, biggish, considerable, goodly, grand, great, handsome, husky, king-size (or king-sized), large, largish, outsize (also outsized), overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, whacking, whopping

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