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

Definition of bitsy

: tiny

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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 An itsy-bitsy bikini covered in a classic baroque print is perfect for all of those photo opts. Christian Allair, Vogue, 22 July 2021 In the photos, Kim is wearing an itsy bitsy purple string bikini, looking gorgeous, as always. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 12 July 2021 After Emily shared a pic of her sporting an itsy-bitsy pink bikini, Cam commented with the eye emojis (to be fair, several of her castmates commented on the pic, below, as well). The Editors, Marie Claire, 2 July 2021 For a relatively itsy-bitsy place on the map, the metro area of Halifax, Nova Scotia (approximate population: 400,000) delivers some gigantic NHL stars, including Brad Marchand, Sidney Crosby, and Nathan MacKinnnon., 22 May 2021 Independent designers are coming up with online solutions for bitsy projects, too—especially in the era of COVID. Kathryn O'shea-evans, House Beautiful, 1 Apr. 2021 One itsy-bitsy silver lining to this storm cloud of a year? Naveen Kumar, CNN Underscored, 16 Dec. 2020 The itsy-bitsy deer mouse leaves bounding footprints, often with a thin groove left by a slender tail. Jen Rose Smith, CNN, 19 Nov. 2020 In those days, the heroes were in mufflers and coats, and the heroines wore these itsy-bitsy saris. Neha Prakash, Marie Claire, 7 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of bitsy

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Bitsy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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