itty-bitty

adjective
it·​ty-bit·​ty | \ ˈi-tē-ˈbi-tē How to pronounce itty-bitty (audio) \
variants: or itsy-bitsy \ ˈit-​sē-​ˈbit-​sē How to pronounce itty-bitty (audio) \

Definition of itty-bitty

: extremely small : tiny

First Known Use of itty-bitty

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for itty-bitty

probably from baby talk for little bit

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The first known use of itty-bitty was in 1938

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“Itty-bitty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/itty-bitty. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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