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petite

petite

See also: pétite

English

Adjective

petite (comparative more petite, superlative most petite)

  1. Of a woman: fairly short and of slim build.
  2. Of women's clothing: of small size.
  3. Small, little; insignificant; petty.
    • 1662, Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue on the Two Systems of the World (Dialogue Two)
      The Earth, the Sun, and Stars, what things are they in nature? are they petite things not worth our notice, or grand and worthy of consideration?

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Esperanto

Adverb

petite

  1. past adverbial passive participle of peti

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pə.tit/, /ptit/
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): /p(ə)tsɪt/

Adjective

petite

  1. feminine singular of petit

Latin

Verb

petite

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of petō