Definition of Pettiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of petty) ¹



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Definition of Pettiest

1. petty [adj] - See also: petty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pettiest

pettahs
petted
pettedly
petter
petterdite
petters
petti
pettichaps
petticoat
petticoated
petticoating
petticoatless
petticoats
pettier
petties
pettiest (current term)
pettifog
pettifoged
pettifogged
pettifogger
pettifoggeries
pettifoggers
pettifoggery
pettifogging
pettifoggings
pettifoging
pettifogs
pettifogulize
pettily
pettiness

Literary usage of Pettiest

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1. Letters of Edward FitzGerald by Edward FitzGerald (1894)
"... next to nothing: and give absolutely nothing in the way of Entertainment or Attention to the Corps. But we are split up into the pettiest possible ..."

2. The Bookman (1908)
"In this respect, although he is the ruler of one of the greatest nations in the world, he has no immunity, and is technically worse off than the pettiest ..."

3. The Christian Examiner (1846)
"Throughout all the associations of the middle and subsequent centuries, from the Church down to the pettiest guild or craft of the pettiest village, ..."

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