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itty bitty

Extremely small; tiny. Come on, Catherine, just try an itty bitty bite—if you don't like it, you don't have to eat the rest. You're scared of the neighbor's dog? But he's so itty bitty—he couldn't hurt you if you let him!
See also: bitty, itty

little bitty

Extremely small; tiny. Come on, Catherine, just try a little bitty bite—if you don't like it, you don't have to eat the rest. Ah, don't mind the neighbor's little bitty dog. He likes to yap, but he's a total scaredy cat.
See also: bitty, little

itty-bitty

 and itsy-bitsy
very small. (Childish.) I remember when you was just an itty-bitty baby. Gramma sewed with itsy-bitsy stitches.

little bitty

very little. Can I have just a little bitty piece of that lemon meringue pie?' He was just a little bitty boy.
See also: bitty, little

itty-bitty

and itsy-bitsy (ˈɪdiˈbɪdi and ˈɪtsiˈbɪtsi)
mod. tiny. Give me an itsy-bitsy piece. I’m on a diet.
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It does get out of hand when you get an eight year old saying bitty, bitty!!