pint-size
or pint-sized adjective Date: 1936 small

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — adjective pint sized …   Wiktionary

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

  • pint-size — adjective well below average height • Syn: ↑pint sized, ↑runty, ↑sawed off, ↑sawn off • Similar to: ↑short, ↑little • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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