Adjective "Petty" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Petty


    Definition:

    1. of little or no importance or consequence: petty grievances.

    2. of lesser or secondary importance, merit, etc.; minor: petty considerations.

    3. having or showing narrow ideas, interests, etc.: petty minds.

    4. mean or ungenerous in small or trifling things: a petty person.

    5. showing or caused by meanness of spirit: a petty revenge.

    6. of secondary rank, especially in relation to others of the same class or kind: petty states; a petty tyrant.|

    Examples:

    "readers can be petty in writings."

    "departments can be petty in things."

    "officers can be petty."

    "crimes can be petty."

    "cashs can be petty."

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