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pee·wee 1

n. Informal
One, such as a child, that is relatively or unusually small.

[Probably reduplication of wee.]

pee′wee adj.

pee·wee 2

Variant of pewee.


1. (Animals) a variant spelling of pewee
2. (Animals) a variant (esp Scot) of peewit
3. (Animals) Austral another name for magpie lark
4. (Hockey (Field & Ice))
a. an age level of 12 to 13 in amateur sport, esp ice hockey
b. (as modifier): peewee hockey.



n. Informal.
a person or thing that is unusually small.
[1885–90; rhyming compound based on wee]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peewee - disparaging terms for small peoplepeewee - disparaging terms for small people  
small person - a person of below average size
2.peewee - small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North Americapeewee - small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America
New World flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher, flycatcher - large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
Contopus sordidulus, western wood pewee - small flycatcher of western North America




[piːwiː] ADJ (US) → diminuto, pequeñito
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On a pre-enrollment visit to the University of Virginia, twin teenage prodigies Ava and Jack Carlson are devastated when their physically handicapped five-year-old brother Peewee is kidnapped in the Rotunda in Charlottesville.
Harri competed in the peewee division in both the points stop and continuous contests.
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All three returned with gold medals, however, to underline their national titles, with Powell taKing the peewee -33Kg crown, Simpson the peewee +38Kg prize and Needham the Seniors -63Kg section.
Equally talented Louella Cortes Flores, Peewee Bartolome and Von PeEaAaranda came close to clinching the title and were named the runners-up.