pint-size

pint-size
pint-size UK / US or pint-sized UK [ˈpaɪnt ˌsaɪzd] / US adjective informal
very small

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  • pint-size — ☆ pint size [pīnt′sīz΄] adj. small; tiny: also pint sized …   English World dictionary

  • pint-size — pint′ size or pint′ sized adj. inf small in size • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • pint-size — {adj.}, {informal} Very small. * /The new pint size, portable TV sets have a very clear picture./ * /It was funny to hear a pint size voice coming out of a great big man./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pint-size — {adj.}, {informal} Very small. * /The new pint size, portable TV sets have a very clear picture./ * /It was funny to hear a pint size voice coming out of a great big man./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pint-size — /puynt suyz /, adj. Informal. comparatively small in size: a pint size typewriter. Also, pint sized. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • pint-size — adj informal Very small. The new pint size, portable TV sets have a very clear picture. It was funny to hear a pint size voice coming out of a great big man …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pint-size or pint-sized — pint ,size or pint sized [ paınt ,saızd ] adjective INFORMAL very small …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pint-size — or pint sized adjective Date: 1936 small …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pint-size — adjective pint sized …   Wiktionary

  • pint-size — also pint sized adjective (only before noun) small, and unimportant or unsatisfactory …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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