weeny

adjective
wee·​ny | \ ˈwē-nē How to pronounce weeny (audio) \
variants: or less commonly weensy \ ˈwēn(t)-​sē How to pronounce weeny (audio) \

Definition of weeny

: exceptionally small : tiny

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of weeny in a Sentence

stumbled upon a weeny frog in the front yard

First Known Use of weeny

circa 1781, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for weeny

alteration of wee

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about weeny

Time Traveler for weeny

Time Traveler

The first known use of weeny was circa 1781

See more words from the same year

Statistics for weeny

Cite this Entry

“Weeny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weeny. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on weeny

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for weeny

Nglish: Translation of weeny for Spanish Speakers

Comments on weeny

What made you want to look up weeny? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Used by Nabokov Quiz

  • image1676440788
  • Choose the best definition or synonym for the word in bold: "There are some eructations that sound like cheers—at least, mine did." Lolita
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!