HyperDic: diminutive

English > 2 senses of the word diminutive:
ADJECTIVEalldiminutive, bantam, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeckvery small
NOUNcommunicationdiminutivea word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
diminutive > pronunciation
Soundsdihmih'nyahtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > diminutive: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningVery small.
Example"diminutive in stature"
Synonymsbantam, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck
Broadersmall, littleLimited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishchico, chiquito, diminutivo, diminuto, enano, insignificante, liliputiense, minúsculo, pequeñito, pequeño
Catalandiminut, esquifit, insignificant, lil·liputenc, menut, minúscul, nan, petit
Nounsdiminutivea word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
diminutivenessthe property of being very small in size
English > diminutive: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness.
BroaderwordA unit of language that native speakers can identify
Spanishdiminutivo
Catalandiminutiu
Adjectivesdiminutivevery small

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