teensy-weensy


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial.

teensy-weensie

childish Particularly small or tiny. I'm not hungry myself, but I'd love to try just a teensy-weensie bite of your meal, if you don't mind. Be sure to appreciate the time when your children are teensy-weensie, because they grow up very fast!

teensy-weensy

verb
References in periodicals archive ?
They pulled and pulled a teensy-weensy bit more, and Grandmama came out of the overstuffed chair
Boston increased its wild-card lead on the Rays to two games, and the Sox are just one teensy-weensy game out of first place in the AL East.
Methinks he's guilty of just a teensy-weensy bit of exaggeration there.
To be honest, you sound a teensy-weensy bit shallow to me.
For those with to-die-for figures, teensy-weensy triangle bikinis are a hot musthave.
It only has one teensy-weensy drawback and that is you get paid 4p a day and you are listened to by about seven people.
Simpson dream-teamer Alan Dershowitz isn't about to let his appeal (and we're speaking strictly court matters here) go to waste just because of a teensy-weensy legal technicality like the fact that his client was acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.
Witness how scrupulously it's avoided in the bow-and-scrape rituals of public justification performed to convince Congress that art (even that itsy-bitsy, teensy-weensy, we-don't-like-it-either portion that turns nasty) deserves continued federal funding.
However, they can't be pulling this itsy-bitsy, teensy-weensy act forever.
Willie Rennie, who leads the teensy-weensy Lib Dem band in Holyrood, condemned the announcement, fearing it would affect his party's vote in the council elections next week.
And, to me, that makes them just a teensy-weensy bit disorganised.
The difference this time was that the main voice to be heard belonged to our skipper and if Tim sounds even the teensy-weensy bit worried you know something fairly major is happening.
Incredibly, that warning comes with a pounds 20,000 a week pay rise, which amounts to an apology for having had the audacity to even suggest Mourinho might just have been a teensy-weensy bit in the wrong.
Except for just a couple of teensy-weensy problems - as we found out last year, Goldie can't play any instruments, can't read or write music, and tonight he admits he has never even been to a classical concert before.
The point being, of course, that the trouble with computers is that only one teensy-weensy wrong key stroke can make a very big difference to the meaning of words.