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pint-size

[pahynt-sahyz] /ˈpaɪntˌsaɪz/
adjective, Informal.
1.
comparatively small in size:
a pint-size typewriter.
Also, pint-sized.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples for pintsized
  • He lived in a ramshackle log cabin with his pintsized parents.
British Dictionary definitions for pintsized

pint-size

adjective
1.
(informal) very small; tiny
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Slang definitions & phrases for pintsized

pint-size

adjective

Small, like a child or small person

[1938+; fr the notion of a pint being a small amount]


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