Definition of 'diminutive'
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The hosts could not cope with the diminutive striker on a boggy pitch. The Sun (2012)The door suddenly swung open and in marched two diminutive figures. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The only surprise is how he packs a heart so big in such a diminutive frame. The Sun (2007)But also that the diminutive singer remains skinny, which was key. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Despite their diminutive size they give off a lively all-round sound with decent but not overpowering bass. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Despite their diminutive size, they are surprisingly popular with buyers and renters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We could see our plane squatting on the ice, attached to umbilical tubes of fuel and tended by diminutive khaki figures. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)Despite its diminutive size, this is a real rider's bike. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A diminutive figure in his sharp threads, he is a larger-than-life character. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. diminutive is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'diminutive'
British English: diminutive ADJECTIVE
A diminutive person or object is very small.
She noticed a diminutive figure standing at the entrance.
Definition of diminutive from the Collins English Dictionary
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