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
Examples of peewee in a Sentence
that particular species is the peewee of the salmon world
Recent Examples of peewee from the Web
Centeno likes using a combination of baby vegetables, like peewee potatoes and small carrots, with mature ones cut into wedges or on a bias.
Pita Taumoepenu, 17 years old at the time, was supposed to be watching his younger cousin’s peewee-league practice.
In 1981, her first coach, Danny Damario, had stood up for her and awarded her a roster spot in an open minor peewee tryout.
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Origin and Etymology of peewee
First Known Use: 1793See Words from the same year
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Definition of peewee for Students
: someone or something that is small
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