mite


mite

noun

Definition of MITE

1
a very small sum of money <I have only a mite left to buy lunch for the rest of the week>
2
a living thing much smaller than others of its kind <the kitten was just a mite, hardly the size of my palm>
Synonyms diminutive, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, scrub, shrimp, Tom Thumb
Related Words nubbin; mini, miniature; bantam; homunculus, hop-o'-my-thumb, manikin (also mannikin); half-pint
Near Antonyms whale, whopper

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