pint-size


pint-size
adjective
well below average height
Syn: ↑pint-sized, ↑runty, ↑sawed-off, ↑sawn-off
Similar to: ↑short, ↑little
Derivationally related forms: ↑runt (for: ↑runty), ↑runtiness (for: ↑runty)
Usage Domain:
slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑vernacular

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • pint-size — ☆ pint size [pīnt′sīz΄] adj. small; tiny: also pint sized …   English World dictionary

  • pint-size — pint′ size or pint′ sized adj. inf small in size • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • pint-size — UK / US or pint sized UK [ˈpaɪnt ˌsaɪzd] / US adjective informal very small …   English dictionary

  • pint-size — {adj.}, {informal} Very small. * /The new pint size, portable TV sets have a very clear picture./ * /It was funny to hear a pint size voice coming out of a great big man./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pint-size — {adj.}, {informal} Very small. * /The new pint size, portable TV sets have a very clear picture./ * /It was funny to hear a pint size voice coming out of a great big man./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pint-size — /puynt suyz /, adj. Informal. comparatively small in size: a pint size typewriter. Also, pint sized. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • pint-size — adj informal Very small. The new pint size, portable TV sets have a very clear picture. It was funny to hear a pint size voice coming out of a great big man …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pint-size — or pint sized adjective Date: 1936 small …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pint-size — adjective pint sized …   Wiktionary

  • pint-size — also pint sized adjective (only before noun) small, and unimportant or unsatisfactory …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English