itsy-bitsy


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itsy-bitsy

(modifier) Very small or petite; tiny. May I have an itsy-bitsy bite of your salmon? I just want a taste of it. How can you be afraid of such an itsy-itsy spider?

itsy-bitsy

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The singer celebrated losing an impressive 20lbs in 30 days by parading around a Malibu beach in an itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny bikini.
Take Bodacious, which is making suits for Marilyn Monroe wanna-bes; Isaac Mizrahi, with itsy-bitsy string bikinis in girlish gingham; Gideon Oberson with zip-front boy-leg maillots updated with vinyl accents; GirlStar, with flirty '60s styles; and Mossimo, the Los Angeles designer whose spring collection includes one-piece halter suits of the '40s and the triangle bikinis of the late '60s.
And frolicking about in an itsy-bitsy bikini, she showed off her gorgeous figure.
She wore an itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, reddish polka dot bikini.
The hotel heiress's chest looked as flat as her ultra-slim stomach when she posed on Malibu beach, California, in an itsy-bitsy bikini top.
Some of the props, such as itsy-bitsy binoculars, were culled from Barbie doll sets.
Surely this one could fetch an itsy-bitsy bid more.
True, the costume does have dots - but by the dental-floss standards of most female beachwear it is by no stretch of even the dirtiest imagination itsy-bitsy.
That itsy-bitsy Island bikini might have had something to do with it.
Sarah Harding, who showed off her figure in an itsy-bitsy dress, followed Kim's lead and celebrated with her mum - who kindly carried her coat for when it got chilly later on.
Her pooch may need to keep in trim but it's clear Gisele, in an itsy-bitsy bikini, has been laying off the brandy butter as she relaxes with her family at home.
Here, her itsy-bitsy, teenie-weenie bikinis are missing the polka dots and have the air of an outfit designed by a Girl Guide armed with sturdy handkerchiefs.
MODELS Zoe and Kelly braved the freezing weather yesterday to pose in itsy-bitsy bikinis - but both had their eyes firmly on the sun.
Tis the season to make our itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, sweet-as-you- like treats