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Definition of puny adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    puny

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈpyuni//
     
    (punier, puniest) (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1small and weak synonym feeble The lamb was a puny little thing.
  2. 2not very impressive They laughed at my puny efforts.
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