Friday, January 31, 2014

Teensy-weensy

Definition: (from dictionary.com)
-adjective
1. tiny; small

Examples:
"The only kind of bug I like is the teensy-weensy kind."
"My teensy-weensy puppy has grown into a behemoth!"

Origin: (from etymonline.com)
"1825, alteration of tiny; teeny-tiny attested from 1867. Alternative form teensy is attested from 1899 (teensy-weensy is from 1906). Also teenty (1844)."

Awkwardness rating: 8

I used to be teensy-weensy like you. (lifesabundance.com)

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