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  • adj. pint-sized

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

  • adj. well below average height


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • When I awoke the sun was starting to come up, and I decided to take a shower, only to find that the pint-size bathroom had been partially converted into a little closet.

    Powdered Sugar on Bare Skin

  • By turning kids into pint-size consumers — often with their own cellphones — marketers are turning them old before their time and, too often, turning them against their parents, says Jean Kilbourne, co-author of So Sexy, So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids.

    Parents decry marketers who push sexuality on little girls

  • From tiny hydrogen powered vehicles to pint-size solar powered cars, we love seeing toys that put renewable energy into growing kids hands.

    6 in 1 Solar Robot Kit | Inhabitat

  • "Olimpia and Carolina, my other granddaughter, they like fashion, and they always look beautiful in white," said Ms. Herrera, who also designs a children's line that features pint-size white shirts.

    Great Whites

  • We women talk a good game about wanting our partners to step up and parent alongside us -- to change diapers, cut off crusts for pint-size picky eaters, handle the bedtime routine -- but a new study has found that when dads do that, it doesn't necessarily spark domestic bliss.

    Dad Helping With The Kids? Moms: Expect Conflict, Not Cooperation

  • 'Green Lantern' blues; a grim, grand 'City of Life'; 'Popper's Penguins' may please pint-size persons.

    'Buck': Champion Tale of a Horse Guru

  • Come December, Young Versace, Donatella Versace's pint-size interpretation of the Italian brand's decadent aesthetic, will hit stores.

    Branding the Baby

  • They're pint-size power brokers, each with his or her own website, business card and polished pitch.

    Precocious Power Brokers

  • The words "Chestnuts roasting on an open fire" meant little to the pint-size Phoenician who once sang them.


  • As if 11-year-old Kiernan Shipka hasn't already won over our hearts with her role as Sally Draper on "Mad Men,"New York Magazine's new interview with the pint-size actress has us in the bag.

    Kiernan Shipka, Age 11: 'I Follow Fashion Trends' (PHOTOS, POLL)


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