Definition of 'teeny'
Example sentences containing 'teeny'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Straight into a teeny gap in one clean, confident swing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just a teeny bit of shading is required. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Gladiator sandals paired with a bold maxi dress or teeny tiny shorts to show off luscious legs? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Long red carpet dresses have been replaced by teeny ones. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So it seems this being less nice is caused by growing a teeny bit more like a man. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But there is one teeny catch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the flesh she is a teeny, tiny woman and extremely feminine and pretty. The Sun (2011)There's obviously still a teeny bit of superstition deep inside me. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Although the models are teeny tiny, they all look healthy. The Sun (2015)The first episode was exciting, touching and a teeny bit addictive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is the new regime at Newsnight trying just a teeny bit too hard? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Aren't you just a teeny bit worried? The Sun (2014)And normally just a teeny bit camp, which results in a spot of adult audience participation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I am just a common old spendthrift with a teeny tiny fashion habit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Imagine passing a statue of yourself on the way into work: might it not lead to a teeny bit of complacency? Times, Sunday Times (2011)OK, so the joke is stretching a point just a teeny bit. The Sun (2009)A teeny bit wan and slippery, but fine. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He said: 'I was a teeny bit worried. The Sun (2015)But it's something else as well: a teeny bit boring. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he reduced my sense of gratitude a teeny bit by suggesting that I shower before reading this holy book. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At a party recently, she wore one of her old dresses, a teeny tiny number in silk. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Firstly, the only skirts you could conceivably wear with it are teeny mini ones, and this season is all about longer lengths. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She is obviously naturally slim, but at the age of 35 must be feeling the strain of having to still look teeny tiny. The Sun (2009)It has six big bedrooms and I felt like a tiny, teeny person who might get lost inside it. The Sun (2012)
Trends of 'teeny'
Used Rarely. teeny is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of teeny from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Live well without sacrificing your quality of life
Now is the perfect time to start thinking ahead. Here’s how a busy family can take control of their financial future
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.