bit·​sy | \ ˈbit-sē How to pronounce bitsy (audio) \

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Examples of bitsy in a Sentence

it's just a bitsy blister, but it's right on my heel so that I feel it every time I take a step
Recent Examples on the Web In those days, the heroes were in mufflers and coats, and the heroines wore these itsy-bitsy saris. Neha Prakash, Marie Claire, "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge," 7 Oct. 2020 If your dog’s paws can best be described as itsy-bitsy or teensy-weeensy, this pair of nail clippers may do the trick. Popular Science, "Dog nail clippers and grinders for well-manicured paws," 17 June 2020

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First Known Use of bitsy

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bitsy was in 1884

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14 Oct 2020

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“Bitsy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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