Definition of teeny adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtiːni//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtiːni//
    (informal) (teenier, teeniest)
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  1. 1(also teeny-weeny
    BrE BrE//ˌtiːni ˈwiːni//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtiːni ˈwiːni//
    , teensy
    BrE BrE//ˈtiːnzi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtiːnzi//
    , teensy-weensy
    BrE BrE//ˌtiːnzi ˈwiːnzi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtiːnzi ˈwiːnzi//
    very small synonym tiny a teeny-weeny insect More Like This Reduplicative words airy-fairy, argy-bargy, chit-chat, criss-cross, dilly-dally, harum-scarum, helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, hocus-pocus, hoity-toity, hotchpotch, hurly-burly, itty-bitty, mumbo jumbo, mishmash, nitty-gritty, ping-pong, pitter-patter, shilly-shally, teeny-weeny, tittle-tattle, touchy-feely, wishy-washySee worksheet.
  2. 2connected with people between 13 and 19 years old teeny magazines
  3. Word Originearly 19th cent.: variant of tiny.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: teeny