wee

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adjective \ˈwē\

Definition of wee

  1. 1 :  very small :  diminutive

  2. 2 :  very early wee hours of the morning

Examples of wee in a Sentence

  1. He's just a wee lad.

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Origin and Etymology of wee

Middle English we, from we, noun, little bit, from Old English wǣge weight; akin to Old English wegan to move, weigh — more at way


First Known Use: 15th century



WEE Defined for English Language Learners

wee

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adjective

Definition of wee for English Language Learners

  • : very small or very young


WEE Defined for Kids

wee

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adjective \ˈwē\

Definition of wee for Students

  1. :  very small :  tiny


Medical Dictionary

WEE

abbreviation

Medical Definition of WEE

  1. western equine encephalitis; western equine encephalomyelitis



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