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  • n. Common misspelling of diminutive.


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  • Kyle Smith is no doubt steaming after passing on a date with Z.Z. Packer. via Maud, who I will never refer to as diminuitive

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  • It doesn't look like it, and I'd be so much more inclined to make jam with this diminuitive fruit if I didn't have to peel it ...

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  • Well, I think part of why “Paki” is often found to be offensive lies in the English suffix “- ie”, suggesting a diminuitive.

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  • In the Bolivian lowlands, the diminuitive takes on this less-than-pleasing-to-the-ear form, and I had had enough.

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  • Being a nerd and feeling about the diminuitive Seth Green similarly to the way you feel about William Shatner I watched the director's commentary for this.

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  • My one daughter serves as my tiny fashion model: she's so diminuitive my husband calls her his "elf maiden."

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  • I was first introduced to the beauty of pedestals at a homey hole-in-the-wall pizzeria, where the pizza was served on pedestals so that even six diners could gather around the restarant's diminuitive tables to eat.

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  • As someone who, as a child, had never liked playing with dolls or dressing up, I was amazed at how much fun it was to buy diminuitive sweaters and make small-scale dresses.

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  • The diminuitive, reptilian media mogul spent an unprecedented $90 million purchasing the office, convincing ordinary New Yorkers that as a bastion of Wall Street he could rescue the city from the financial sewer Wall Street created.

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  • This particular pose, however, probably wasn't the best idea, because the diminuitive groom suddenly looked like the bride's little boy.

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