teensy

adjective teen·sy \ ˈtēn(t)-sē \

Definition of teensy

teensier; teensiest
:tiny

Examples of teensy in a Sentence

  1. for years we lived in a teensy apartment that was the size of the proverbial broom closet

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Origin and Etymology of teensy

baby-talk alteration of teeny


TEENSY Defined for English Language Learners

teensy

adjective

Definition of teensy for English Language Learners

  • : very small


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