bitsy

adjective

bit·​sy ˈbit-sē How to pronounce bitsy (audio)
: tiny

Example Sentences

it's just a bitsy blister, but it's right on my heel so that I feel it every time I take a step
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Word History

Etymology

itsy-bitsy

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bitsy was in 1884

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Cite this Entry

“Bitsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bitsy. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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