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ti·ny

 (tī′nē)
adj. ti·ni·er, ti·ni·est
Extremely small: The glass shattered into tiny shards that were hard to clean up. See Synonyms at small.

[Alteration of Middle English tine.]

ti′ni·ness n.

tiny

(ˈtaɪnɪ)
adj, tinier or tiniest
very small; minute
[C16 tine, of uncertain origin]
ˈtinily adv
ˈtininess n

ti•ny

(ˈtaɪ ni)

adj. -ni•er, -ni•est.
very small; minute.
[1590–1600; late Middle English tine (of obscure orig.) + -y1]
ti′ni•ly, adv.
ti′ni•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tiny - very smalltiny - very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"
little, small - limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"

tiny

tiny

adjective
Translations
صَغير جِداضَغِيرٌ جِدّاً
drobný
lillebitte
pikkuinenpikkuruinen
sićušan
apró
ofurlítill
小さな
아주 작은
mazītiņšsīks
drobcen
mycket liten
เล็กมาก
nhỏ xíu

tiny

[ˈtaɪnɪ] ADJ (tinier (compar) (tiniest (superl))) → diminuto, minúsculo

tiny

[ˈtaɪni] adjminuscule
a tiny bit → un petit peu

tiny

adj (+er)winzig, sehr klein; baby, childsehr or ganz klein; tiny littlewinzig klein; a tiny mind (pej)ein winziger Verstand, ein Zwergenverstand m

tiny

[ˈtaɪnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → minuscolo/a

tiny

(ˈtaini) adjective
very small. a tiny insect.

tiny

ضَغِيرٌ جِدّاً drobný lillebitte winzig μικρούτσικος diminuto pikkuruinen minuscule sićušan minuscolo 小さな 아주 작은 uiterst klein knøttlite drobny pequeno крошечный mycket liten เล็กมาก ufak nhỏ xíu 微小的

tiny

a. diminuto-a;
muy pequeño, microscópico-a.
References in classic literature ?
March, looking at the plump little hand, with the band of sky-blue stones on the forefinger, and the quaint guard formed of two tiny golden hands clasped together.
In crowds the young men came to gather about the feet of an old man who sat beneath a tree in a tiny garden and who talked to them.
The boy retired and returned after a moment, bringing the tiny silver tray, which was covered with ladies' visiting cards.
For the gaunt, bony frame and limbs of Hepzibah, as compared with the tiny lightsomeness of Phoebe's figure, were perhaps in some fit proportion with the moral weight and substance, respectively, of the woman and the girl.
How strange it seemed to the sad woman, as she watched the growth, and the beauty that became every day more brilliant, and the intelligence that threw its quivering sunshine over the tiny features of this child
In front of Brown's General Office building there grows a tiny plot of grass, and this, you may learn, is the only bit of green thing in Packingtown; likewise this jest about the hog and his squeal, the stock in trade of all the guides, is the one gleam of humor that you will find there.
Once when she was a little creature of three or four years she suddenly brought her tiny foot down upon the floor in an apparent outbreak of indignation, then fetched it a backward wipe, and stooped down to examine the result.
He wore a low-crowned, narrow-brimmed straw hat, with a broad blue ribbon around it which had a white anchor embroidered on it in front; nobby short-tailed coat, pantaloons, vest, all trim and neat and up with the fashion; red-striped stockings, very low-quarter patent-leather shoes, tied with black ribbon; blue ribbon around his neck, wide-open collar; tiny diamond studs; wrinkleless kids; projecting cuffs, fastened with large oxidized silver sleeve-buttons, bearing the device of a dog's face--English pug.
Some were much bigger than the others and some were so tiny that they seemed only babies.
So Martha hid herself, and in came little Bob, the father, with at least three feet of comforter exclusive of the fringe, hanging down before him; and his threadbare clothes darned up and brushed, to look seasonable; and Tiny Tim upon his shoulder.
One of these matches I struck, and its dim flame lighted up what appeared to be a huge cave, toward the back of which I discovered a strange, still figure huddled over a tiny bench.
I sat upon the mountain-side and watched A tiny barque that skimmed across the lake, Drifting, like human destiny upon A world of hidden peril; then she sailed From out my ken, and mingled with the blue Of skies unfathomed, while the great round sun Weakened towards the waves.