Adjective "Diminutive" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Diminutive


    Definition:

    1. small; little; tiny: a diminutive building for a model-train layout.

    2. Grammar. pertaining to or productive of a form denoting smallness, familiarity, affection, or triviality, as the suffix -let, in droplet from drop. noun

    3. a small thing or person.

    4. Grammar. a diminutive element or formation.

    5. Heraldry. a charge, as an ordinary, smaller in length or breadth than the usual.

    Examples:

    "sizes can be diminutive."

    "figures can be diminutive."

    "seaters can be diminutive."

    "patriarchs can be diminutive."

    "nuns can be diminutive."

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