teeny

adjective
tee·​ny | \ ˈtē-nē How to pronounce teeny (audio) \
teenier; teeniest

Definition of teeny

: tiny

Examples of teeny in a Sentence

I'll just have a teeny piece of cake. I'm a teeny bit upset.
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First Known Use of teeny

1802, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for teeny

by alteration

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Last Updated

13 Apr 2022

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“Teeny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teeny. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for teeny

teeny

adjective
tee·​ny | \ ˈtē-nē How to pronounce teeny (audio) \
teenier; teeniest

Kids Definition of teeny

: tiny

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