peewee

noun
pee·​wee | \ ˈpē-(ˌ)wē How to pronounce peewee (audio) \

Definition of peewee

1 : pewee
2 : one that is diminutive or small especially : a small child
3 : an age-specific level of youth sports also : a member of a team in a peewee league

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Other Words from peewee

peewee adjective

Examples of peewee in a Sentence

that particular species is the peewee of the salmon world
Recent Examples on the Web Both of these teams took on FCS schools in their opener, but with UNLV it’s the same old song and dance as the Rebels lost their game and looked like a peewee team doing it. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 8 Sep. 2021 More than 50 million young Americans participate in youth sports, from peewee football to Olympic organizations such as USA Gymnastics. Tim Evans, The Indianapolis Star, 23 July 2021 The beer-drinking manager of a peewee team bribes a girl pitcher to lead his losers. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 2021 The beer-drinking manager of a peewee team bribes a girl pitcher to lead his losers. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 2021 The beer-drinking manager of a peewee team bribes a girl pitcher to lead his losers. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 2021 The beer-drinking manager of a peewee team bribes a girl pitcher to lead his losers. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 2021 The beer-drinking manager of a peewee team bribes a girl pitcher to lead his losers. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 2021 The beer-drinking manager of a peewee team bribes a girl pitcher to lead his losers. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of peewee

1793, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for peewee

imitative

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Last Updated

12 Sep 2021

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“Peewee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peewee. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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More Definitions for peewee

peewee

noun
pee·​wee | \ ˈpē-ˌwē How to pronounce peewee (audio) \

Kids Definition of peewee

: someone or something that is small

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