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One, such as a child, that is relatively or unusually small.
[Probably reduplication of wee.]
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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a person or thing that is unusually small.
[1885–90; rhyming compound based on wee]
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|Noun||1.||peewee - disparaging terms for small people |
small person - a person of below average size
|2.||peewee - 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
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