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diminutive
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
diminutive /di'minjutivli/
  • tính từ
    • (ngôn ngữ học) giảm nhẹ nghĩa (từ)
    • nhỏ xíu, bé tị
    • (ngôn ngữ học)
      • từ giảm nhẹ
    Concise Dictionary
    diminutivesdɪ'mɪnjʊtɪv
    noun
    +a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
    adj.
    +very small
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    adj.
    small, tiny, little, miniature, petite, minute, minuscule, mini, compact, undersized, pocket, pocket-sized, pygmy, elfin, Lilliputian, midget, wee, microscopic; micro, infinitesimal; US vest-pocket, vest-pocket-sized, Colloq teeny, teeny-weeny or teensy-weensy:
    The bride and groom appeared with their diminutive page-boys and bridesmaids behind them.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, noun
    + adjective (formal) very small: She was a diminutive figure beside her husband.
    + noun
    1 a word or an ending of a word that shows that sb/sth is small, for example piglet (= a young pig), kitchenette (= a small kitchen)
    2 a short informal form of a word, especially a name: 'Nicky' is a common diminutive of 'Nicholas'


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