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patter of tiny feet

the sound of young children; having children in the household. I really liked having the patter of tiny feet in the house. Darling, I think we're going to be hearing the patter of tiny feet soon.
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the patter of tiny feet

  (humorous)
something that you say which means that someone is going to have a baby I bet it won't be long till we hear the patter of tiny feet.
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patter of tiny feet

n. the sound of young children; having children in the household. Darling, I think we’re going to be hearing the patter of tiny feet soon.
See also: feet, of, patter, tiny
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I had expected her to gain in height, attributing her tininess to the distant perspective of moments before, but it wasn't so.
Unfortunately, that tininess would make these dimensions undetectable with current methods.
Note particularly the substantially smooth quality of the mid and upper bass, the gratifyingly slight magnitude of the stand-caused lower-midrange dip (250 Hz), the odd small peak around 600 Hz (which showed up consistently), and the tininess of the post-crossover peak at 4 kHz.
Tendresse ordinaire (1973), a film of uncertain temporal narration, relates the tininess of the characters to the vast spaces of the country that engulfs them; while in Les maudits sauvages (1971), the trapper's journey from the Indian encampment back towards civilization is simultaneously a journey from the stockades of the 17th century to the disco bars of present-day Montreal.
Well, the Micra proved roomier on the inside than we could have imagined; the hatchback and foldaway rear seats provided ample room for our possessions; and the tininess of the car was a blessing as we found many of the back roads that we wound up on, either deliberately or accidentally, often seemed barely as wide as a double bed, making passing approaching vehicles a heart-in-the-mouth adventure on occasion.
Will the child not remember the second one better as more conforming and less disproportionate with regard to the tininess of his mind?