Definition of Pint-size

1. Adjective. Well below average height.

Exact synonyms: Pint-sized, Runty, Sawed-off, Sawn-off
Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular
Similar to: Little, Short
Derivative terms: Runt, Runtiness



Definition of Pint-size

1. Adjective. pint-sized ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pint-size

pinschers
pinscreen
pinscreens
pinsetter
pinsetters
pinspotter
pinspotters
pinstripe
pinstripe(a)
pinstriped
pinstriper
pinstripers
pinstripes
pinstriping
pint
pint-size (current term)
pint-sized
pint pot
pint pots
pinta
pinta fever
pintable
pintables
pintada
pintadas
pintado
pintadoes
pintadoite

Literary usage of Pint-size

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemical Handicraft: A Classified and Descriptive Catalogue of Chemical by John Joseph Griffin (1877)
"Ditto, cylindrical green glass bottle, one pint size, Is. size, one pint or less, Is. 3d. 1726. Washing Bottle, with jet and blowing pipe, ..."

2. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming (1908)
"The so-called pint size has a capacity of about yj-j microfarad, ... Hence the energy-storing capacity of the " pint size " (being equal of ^CV'2) is about ..."

3. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming (1908)
"The so-called pint size has a capacity of about yj-j microfarad, ... Hence the energy-storing capacity of the " pint size " Glass Leyden jars, ..."

4. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy and Telephony by John Ambrose Fleming (1919)
"The so-called pint size has a capacity of about riu microfarad, and the so-called ... Hence the energy-storing capacity of the "pint size" (being equal to. ..."

5. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1907)
"... 15 3 Wooden Spoons 15 2 Mixing Bowls, 1 and 2 quart size 50 1 Jug, 1 quart size 20 1 Salt and Pepper Shaker 25 1 Tea-pot, pint size, Brown Globe 20 (! ..."

6. Laboratory Apparatus: Chemistry, Biology, Photography, Microscopes by Standard Scientific Company, New York Standard Scientific Company, Standard Scientific Company, New York (1920)
"Adjustable Laboratory Torch, for gasoline, pint size. An adjustable stand permits the flame to be used at any desired angle. Fitted with automatic pump-in ..."

7. A Manual of Photography by Robert Hunt (1854)
"Ditto, pint size, Is. 8d. CAMELS' HAIE PENCILS for spreading solutions:—. lg inch wide, Is. 6d. each.. 2 inches wide, 2s. each.. BUCKLE'S BRUSH for do., 2s. ..."

8. Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of by Oscar Wilder Underwood (1913)
"What would be the duty on 100 bottles, pint size, of mineral water ? Mr. MELVILLE. $2.17 now. Mr. HAMMOND. And the duty on 100 bottles of ginger ale? ..."

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