Italian translation of petty
Word forms: comparative -ier, superlative -iest
- (trivial, detail, complaint)
di poca importanzapetty crime
reati mpl minoripetty problems
problemi mpl insignificanti
- (minor, official)
- (small-minded, spiteful)
meschino(‑a)you're being petty
Example Sentences Including 'petty'
Kathryn must have sat for an hour watching Murtagh, the King's Commissioner in Canterbury, deal with petty civic affairs.A Shrine of Murders
Other petty cases followed, most of them settled in a few minutes.A Shrine of Murders
We kept petty cash in the office, which was in our, sorry his, flat.SOMEBODY (2002)
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Translation of petty from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary
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