weenies

weenie

[wee-nee]
Also, weeny, wienie.


Origin:
wien(er) + -ie; (def 3) probably influenced by or continuous with weeny small child, noun use of weeny tiny (see wee, teeny-weeny)

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weeny

[wee-nee] Informal.
noun, plural weenies.
adjective, weenier, weeniest.
2.
tiny; very small: Give me just the weeniest little piece, please.
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weeny or weensy (ˈwiːnɪ, ˈwiːnzɪ)
 
adj , -nier, -niest, -sier, -siest
informal very small; tiny
 
[C18: from wee1 with the ending -ny as in tiny]
 
weensy or weensy
 
adj
 
[C18: from wee1 with the ending -ny as in tiny]

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weenie
"frankfurter," 1906, with slang sense of "penis" following soon after, from Ger. wienerwurst "Vienna sausage" (see wiener). Meaning "ineffectual person" is 1963; pejorative sense via penis shape, or perhaps from weenie in the sense of "small" (see wee).
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