Definition of Diminutive

Diminutive n. means: A derivative from a noun, denoting a small or a young object of the same kind with that denoted by the primitive; as, gosling, eaglet, lambkin.

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Diminutive n. means: A derivative from a noun, denoting a small or a young object of the same kind with that denoted by the primitive; as, gosling, eaglet, lambkin.

Meaning of Diminutive

Diminutive (n.) means: A derivative from a noun, denoting a small or a young object of the same kind with that denoted by the primitive; as, gosling, eaglet, lambkin.

More meanings / definitions of Diminutive or words, sentences containing Diminutive?

Diminutive (a.): Expressing diminution; as, a diminutive word.

Diminutival (n.): A diminutive.

Godling (n.): A diminutive god.

Daddy (n.): Diminutive of Dad.

Diminutive (a.): Tending to diminish.

Dwarfling (n.): A diminutive dwarf.

Elf (n.): A very diminutive person; a dwarf.

Hop-thumb (n.): A very diminutive person.

Diminutively (adv.): In a diminutive manner.

Runty (a.): Like a runt; diminutive; mean.

Lacinula (n.): A diminutive lacinia.

Midget (n.): A very diminutive person.

Minikin (a.): Small; diminutive.

Mousie (n.): Diminutive for Mouse.

Johnny (n.): A familiar diminutive of John.

Nanny (n.): A diminutive of Ann or Anne, the proper name.

Kin (): A diminutive suffix; as, manikin; lambkin.

Diminute (a.): Small; diminished; diminutive.

Barrulet (n.): A diminutive of the bar, having one fourth its width.

Diminutive (a.): Below the average size; very small; little.

Denticulation (n.): A diminutive tooth; a denticle.

Diminutival (a.): Indicating diminution; diminutive.

Lilliputian (a.): Of very small size; diminutive; dwarfed.

Chicky (n.): A chicken; -- used as a diminutive or pet name, especially in calling fowls.

Barbellulate (a.): Barbellate with diminutive hairs or barbs.

Whippersnapper (n.): A diminutive, insignificant, or presumptuous person.

Exiguous (a.): Scanty; small; slender; diminutive.

Paleola (n.): A diminutive or secondary palea; a lodicule.

Diminutive (n.): Something of very small size or value; an insignificant thing.

Diminutiveness (n.): The quality of being diminutive; smallness; littleness; minuteness.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Diminutive

Meaning of poison dwarf

poison dwarf means: Noun. An unpleasant, diminutive person.

Meaning of squirt

squirt means: Noun. A diminutive and insignificant person. Derog. {Informal}

Meaning of Skerrick

Skerrick means: A diminutive, inadequate or insufficient amount. e.g. "You might as well eat it all because there's only a skerrick of it left"

Meaning of la, lah

la, lah means: Mate, friend e.g. "Alright la?", "Got a spare fag la?". Another possibility sent in was that Liverpudlians used it cos they could never be arsed pronouncing words correctly and it actually means 'lad' (boy). This was submitted via Singapore (apparently), and another posibility suggested is that "lah" could be a diminutive of "love" or 'lad' (see above).

Meaning of SQUIRT

SQUIRT means: Squirt is slang for a diminutive person. Squirt is slang for to urinate.Squirt is slang for to ejaculate.

Meaning of Diminutive

Diminutive means: Expressing diminution; as, a diminutive word.

Meaning of Diminutival

Diminutival means: A diminutive.

Meaning of Godling

Godling means: A diminutive god.

Meaning of Daddy

Daddy means: Diminutive of Dad.

Meaning of Diminutive

Diminutive means: Tending to diminish.

Meaning of Dwarfling

Dwarfling means: A diminutive dwarf.

Meaning of Elf

Elf means: A very diminutive person; a dwarf.

Meaning of Hop-thumb

Hop-thumb means: A very diminutive person.

Meaning of Diminutively

Diminutively means: In a diminutive manner.

Meaning of Runty

Runty means: Like a runt; diminutive; mean.

Meaning of Lacinula

Lacinula means: A diminutive lacinia.

Meaning of Midget

Midget means: A very diminutive person.

Meaning of Minikin

Minikin means: Small; diminutive.

Meaning of Mousie

Mousie means: Diminutive for Mouse.

Meaning of Johnny

Johnny means: A familiar diminutive of John.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Amuck

Amuck means: In a frenzied and reckless manner.

Meaning of Chaldron

Chaldron means: An English dry measure, being, at London, 36 bushels heaped up, or its equivalent weight, and more than twice as much at Newcastle. Now used exclusively for coal and coke.

Meaning of Committible

Committible means: Capable of being committed; liable to be committed.

Meaning of Salicyl

Salicyl means: The hypothetical radical of salicylic acid and of certain related compounds.

Meaning of Seamanship

Seamanship means: The skill of a good seaman; the art, or skill in the art, of working a ship.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of OWL−GAL

OWL−GAL means: Owl−gal is Jamaican slang for a promiscuous woman.

Meaning of SCALDY

SCALDY means: Scaldy is Irish slang for a bald person.

Meaning of out of one's head

out of one's head means: Phrs. 1. Mad, crazy. 2. Intoxicated by alcohol or drugs. Cf. 'off one's head'.

Meaning of Floorer

Floorer means:  A blow sufficiently strong to knock a man down, or bring him to the floor. Often used in reference to sudden and unpleasant news.

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