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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!


Extremely small; tiny. I'm not hungry, but I'd love to try just a teeny-weeny bite of your meal, if you don't mind. Be sure to appreciate the time when your children are teeny-weeny, because they grow up very fast!
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and teenie-weenie and teensy-weensy (ˈtiniˈwini and ˈtintsiˈwintsi)
mod. tiny. Could you move just a teenie-weenie bit to the left?


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