Definitions

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  • adj. Comparatively small in size.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. well below average height

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I realise the Mirror is trying to persuade us that the man it is calling a "pint-sized millionaire buffoon" was tossing away top secret state papers that will hugely embarrass David Cameron's government - a kind of bin man's version of WikiLeaks which weren't quite as earth-shattering as we were told, either.

    The Guardian World News

  • You've been described as a 'pint-sized pop star' but in the UK you're not old enough to have a pint unless we take you out for a meal, too.

    One last thing... Justin Bieber

  • One large coffee with two sugars, two espresso shots and a large cafe Mocha from the Chava Cafe was consumed and yet I still couldn't match the energy level the pint-sized Mendoza was at.

    Kyle Hillman: The Undercard No More -- Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza

  • And that youngster has been an absolute dynamite hunter since she was literally pint-sized (check my profile photos).

    Bird Dog

  • Evenly divide between four sterilized pint-sized jars the okra, dill, Serrano chiles and garlic cloves.

    Spicy pickled okra | Homesick Texan

  • With that the man darted up with a quickness and agility usually reserved for featherweights or pint-sized 12th degree black belts.

    Someplace Else

  • The pint-sized singer-guitarist is so diminutive he would need to stand on the shoulder of giants or at least a beer crate to be seen over the front rows.

    Brother – review

  • The pint-sized poacher was so upset at scoring against his boyhood favourites, Lecce, while playing for Palermo last week, that he immediately burst into tears.

    Which club has put the most final nails in managerial coffins? | The Knowledge

  • I sat down on a little chair — a pint-sized chair — and turned the pages until I came to the answer.

    10 Neat Facts About Carl Sagan

  • During his "RidicuList" segment — sans giggles this time — the CNN anchor lavishes praise upon the pint-sized, poofed-up "Renaissance woman" for hosting a show called The News According to Snooki for the AOL site Cambio, in which she eats pickles, confirms aliens exist, deduces the "sun's coming closer to Earth," and explains how hair care suffers when one loses power.

    Top Moments: Pretty Little's "Pretty Eyes" and Now... Here's Snooki with the News

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