Examples of teeny in a Sentence
I'll just have a teeny piece of cake.
I'm a teeny bit upset.
Recent Examples of teeny from the Web
There’s another poodle, too – a teeny imaginary pooch played by a spritely Gracie Paff, who accompanies an ever-so-elegant Clara (Salome Isabel Tregre) though her adventure.
ColourPop has developed the kind of cult following such that when even the teeniest new product launches, the masses listen.
Although teeny amounts of bee venom can be used as immunotherapy to help treat bee allergies, a meta-analysis published in PLOS One in 2015 points out that the practice is just really risky as a whole.
After some light encouragement from her mother Kate Middleton, Charlotte delivered the teeniest, tiniest royal farewell to some Polish dignitaries, who appeared to not notice.
The supermodel wore a white tee, bell bottoms with bondage detailing, a teeny purse, gold chains, and vintage-y shades.
This president is the teeniest, tiniest of black holes.
There weren’t that many teeny little white guys at our school.
Rich imperial stouts sooth away those final snow storms, and Guinness practically runs in the streets of any town feeling the teeniest bit Irish.
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Origin and Etymology of teeny
First Known Use: 1825See Words from the same year
Synonymsatomic, bitsy, bitty, infinitesimal, itty-bitty (or itsy-bitsy), little bitty, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), miniature, minuscule, minute, teensy, teensy-weensy, tiny, teeny-weeny, wee, weeny (also weensy)
Antonymsastronomical (also astronomic), colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), elephantine, enormous, giant, gigantic, herculean, heroic (also heroical), huge, immense, mammoth, massive, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, planetary, prodigious, titanic, tremendous
Related Wordsbaby, diminutive, dwarf, elfin, half-pint, Lilliputian, little, micro, mini, minikin, model, petite, pocket, pocket-size (also pocket-sized), pygmy, small, smallish; dinky, dwarfish, insignificant, pint-size (or pint-sized), puny, scrubby, undersized (also undersize)
Near Antonymsbig, bulky, bumper, considerable, extensive, good, goodly, grand, great, gross, handsome, hefty, hulking, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), large, largish, major, outsize (also outsized), overgrown, overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, super, whacking, whopping; formidable, grandiose, imposing, lofty, majestic, monolithic, staggering, stupendous, towering; boundless, cavernous, immeasurable, infinite, vast, vasty, voluminous
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