weeny

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

Definition of weeny

: exceptionally small : tiny

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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

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The first known use of weeny was circa 1781

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Cite this Entry

“Weeny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weeny. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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