Examples of tiny in a Sentence
The computer chips were tiny.
He's from a tiny town that you've probably never heard of.
There's just one tiny little problem.
Aren't you even a tiny bit scared?
Recent Examples of tiny from the Web
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They're filled with tiny bacteria and other microorganisms, collectively called our microbiome.
The fungi grow tiny, fragile strands called hyphae.
After a moment of quiet, Kevin crushed the cigarette and turned into their tiny square in the shelter, rooms wrapped in pale yellow walls and vinyl floors that never felt clean.
The ears are practically tailor-made for Instagram, covered in tiny sequins and topped with a metallic bow.
But our favorite detail is the tiny red wagon filled with pumpkins.
That is a tiny fraction of the millions of airline travelers, but most people who complain go straight to the airline, not the government.
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Origin and Etymology of tiny
First Known Use: 1598See 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, teeny, 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
Synonym Discussion of tiny
- a relatively small backyard
- your pathetic little smile
- diminutive bonsai plants
- a minute amount of caffeine in the soda
- tiny cracks formed in the painting
- a dollhouse with miniature furnishings
TINY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tiny for English Language Learners
: very small
TINY Defined for Kids
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