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petite

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adjective pe·tite \pə-ˈtēt\

Definition of petite

  1. :  having a small trim figure —usually used of a woman

petiteness

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Origin and Etymology of petite

French, feminine of petit


First Known Use: 1784


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petite

noun pe·tite

Definition of petite

  1. :  a clothing size for short women

Circa 1929

First Known Use of petite

circa 1929



PETITE Defined for English Language Learners

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petite

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adjective pe·tite \pə-ˈtēt\

Definition of petite for English Language Learners

  • : having a small and thin body


PETITE Defined for Kids

petite

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adjective pe·tite \pə-ˈtēt\

Definition of petite for Students

  1. :  having a small trim figure


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