What does tiny mean?

Definitions for tinyˈtaɪ ni

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tiny.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck(adj)

    very small

    "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"


  1. tiny(Adjective)

    very small

  2. Origin: From tine, tyne + -y. Perhaps from tine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tiny

    very small; little; puny


  1. Tiny

    Tiny was a British cyclecar manufactured by Nanson, Barker & Co at Esholt, Yorkshire between 1912 and 1915. The first car, the 8 hp, produced in 1912 was powered by an air-cooled JAP V-twin engine, three-speed gearbox and chain drive. Unlike many cyclecars a differential was fitted to the rear axle. The two-seater bodywork was in aluminium with a wheelbase of 96 inches and the range included a van. Springing was half-elliptical springs front and rear and braking was by external bands on the rear wheels. The car cost about £100 and was claimed to be capable of 50 mph. It was exhibited at the 1912 London Motor Cycle show. In 1913 the engine was replaced by a water-cooled Precision, V twin of 964 cc. There were other improvements including changing the brakes to internal expanding and replacing the chain with shaft drive. The price rose to £135. Just before the outbreak of war, in mid 1914, came the final Tiny called the 10/15. This one was a proper light car and had a four-cylinder Dorman engine of 1177 cc. It cost £157. It is uncertain how many Tinys were made but output was small. After World War I, the same company produced cars under Airedale brand.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tiny

    tī′ni, adj. (comp. Tī′nier, superl. Tī′niest) thin: very small. [Prob. teen, and therefore 'fretful,' 'peevish.']

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tiny' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1953

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tiny' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1784

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tiny' in Adjectives Frequency: #241


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tiny in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tiny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies with in us.

  2. Daniel Radcliffe:

    I think I'm a tiny bit like Harry 'cos I'd like to have an owl. Yeah, that's the tiny bit, actually.

  3. Julie Chung:

    When he was born he was so tiny, it was like, 'Oh wow, can a baby even survive outside the womb this early?'.

  4. Sherif Elsayed-Ali:

    If a tiny country with a weak economy and huge debt like Lebanon can accommodate an increase of a quarter of its population, others can certainly be doing more to help.

  5. Michael Edelman:

    Quantum dots require a tiny amount of energy to operate, whenever you have a material that gives off a very bright pure light with a tiny amount of energy, people start getting excited.

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