itsy

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?

itty-bitty

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

itty-bitty

and itsy-bitsy (ˈɪdiˈbɪdi and ˈɪtsiˈbɪtsi)
mod. tiny. Give me an itsy-bitsy piece. I’m on a diet.

itsy-bitsy

verb
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