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petite

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adjective pe·tite \pə-ˈtēt\

Simple Definition of petite

  • : having a small and thin body

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of petite

  1. :  having a small trim figure —usually used of a woman

petiteness

noun

Origin and Etymology of petite

French, feminine of petit


First Known Use: 1784


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petite

noun pe·tite

Definition of petite

  1. :  a clothing size for short women



Circa 1929

First Known Use of petite

circa 1929

Rhymes with petite

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PETITE Defined for Kids

petite

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adjective pe·tite \pə-ˈtēt\

Definition of petite for Students

  1. :  having a small trim figure




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