Recent Examples of bantam from the Web
His voice, clipped and nasal, had a bantam toughness, and his sentences (in life, not literature) make regular detours from formidable erudition into the slangy and profane.
Many layer, broiler, and dual-purpose breeds are available as standards or bantams.
Kilgore, the Lamoureux sisters’ bantam coach, wonders if girls can adjust their aspirations to be KnightRiders instead of Fighting Hawks, and whether that will be enough to keep girls’ hockey relevant in a vibrant hockey state.
Son Jahmir, a 52-pounder, kicked it off for the family on Thursday, also in a bantam novice bout for 9- and 10-year-olds.
Son Kayden, a 74-pounder, will step between the ropes on Saturday in a bantam novice division for 9- and 10-year-olds.
Finley is a 6th overall bantam pick who played in his first game Friday.
There were large chickens, Asiatic chickens, and game bantams.
Rapp, played by Dylan O’Brien (who has the bearing, manner and vocal inflections of a bantam Mark Wahlberg), is young, but not really a fresh face.
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Examples of bantam in a Sentence
a bantam comedian who is known to fellow performers for his oversize ego
diminutive, dinky, dwarfish, fine, Lilliputian, little, pint-size (or pint-sized), pocket, pocket-size (also pocket-sized), puny, pygmy, shrimpy, slight, small, smallish, subnormal, toylike, undersized (also undersize);
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;
cavernous, colossal, elephantine, enormous, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, gross, herculean, heroic (also heroical), huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, mammoth, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, prodigious, staggering, stupendous, titanic, tremendous, vast;
BANTAM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bantam for English Language Learners
: a kind of small chicken
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