Definition of Pint-sized

1. Adjective. Well below average height.

Exact synonyms: Pint-size, 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-sized

1. Adjective. (colloquial) Comparatively small in size. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pint-sized

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

Literary usage of Pint-sized

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

1. He Usually Lived with a Female: The Life of a California Newspaperman by George Garrigues (2006)
"You 're a pint-sized bully and there's nothing worse than a pint-sized bully. He can go up against a big guy and get hell knocked out of him but who looks ..."

2. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch, Vethake, Henry (1852)
"Every licensed person shall, if required, sell all liquors by retail (except in quantities less than ai pint) by the gallon, quart, pint, or i pint, sized ..."

3. First Lessons: A Report on Elementary Education in America by William J. Bennett (1986)
"Let us bear in mind that children are not mini-professors or pint-sized executives. Cautions Study Group member Lois Coif. "Some parents may simply be ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Chesapeake Bay by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2000)
"Small people can don junior-sized lab coats and masks and play dentist in a pint-sized office with a low chair at the National Museum of Dentistry. ..."

5. The Observatory by Royal Astronomical Society (Gran Bretaña), Royal Greenwich Observatory, NASA Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service, Royal astronomical society GB (1880)
"... the smallest possible, induction-spark ; and very well, even most respectably, shown, by one mere pint-sized bichromate cell, and suitably little coil, ..."

6. The Marshall Plan Summer: An Eyewitness Report on Europe and the Russians in by Thomas Andrew Bailey (1977)
"The people of this pint-sized country admired the gigantic achievements of the go-getting Yankees, and after the war many young men wrote to the American ..."

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