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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.
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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.
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n. Informal.
a person or thing that is unusually small.
[1885–90; rhyming compound based on wee]
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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
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[piːwiː] ADJ (US) → diminuto, pequeñito
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A DRAMATIC finish saw the Shropshire & Herefordshire Peewee side tie their annual clash with Nottinghamshire Nippers.
A total of P230,000 will be at stake as cash prizes for winners who will rise on top of the winners' podium from the various race categories - Pro-Open, Expert, Intermediate, Novice, Beginners, Executive, Enduro, Pantra, Ladies, Super Mini, PeeWee 65 and PeeWee 50.
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Our two gold medals came from two of our girl students - Sophia Bett in the -26kg PeeWee Female and Kaila Sloan in the -44kg Children Female who both performed excellently to win their respective categories.
She married Carl "PeeWee" Koontz on December 2, 1945 in Mattoon, and he preceded her on February 12, 1998.
Dave Southern, better known as his alter ego - Mr Peewee, the drumming puppet - has set up a Go Fund Me page because he won't be able to get out on the streets during his recovery.
On behalf of Generika Drugstore (from left) Financial Controller Jim Bravo, COO Jay Ferrer and National Operations Director Peewee de Vera accepted the awards for their winning PR programs, which include Gabay Generika-Generika's Rebranding Campaign (Silver), Gabay Kalusugan-nationwide advocacy wellness campaign (Silver), #AkoAngGabay-Generika's internal culture change campaign (Silver) and the Generika Ayala Lifesavers Women's Volleyball Team (Gold).
Matthews was announced today as a Scotiabank Teammate at the MLSE LaunchPad in downtown Toronto, in front of two Scotiabank sponsored kids' community hockey teams - the Toronto Titans AAA Peewee team and the Etobicoke Dolphins AA Peewee team.
The judges for this year's Shell National Students Art Competition, themed "Golden Voyage," was composed of contemporary painter Elmer Borlongan, Green Papaya Art Projects artistic director Peewee Roldan, and world-renowned brass sculptor Michael Cacnio, who deliberated on the 800 oil, acrylic, watercolor, sculpture, and digital arts submissions.
Gonzalez and Jurell Bastidas handed ex-singles and doubles champs PeeWee Castro/Joe Kaplan a devastating 21-6 first-game loss, then won the second game 21-15.