What does petit mean?

Definitions for petitˈpɛt i, pəˈti

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


  1. petit(Adjective)

    small or minor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Petit(adj)

    small; little; insignificant; mean; -- Same as Petty

  2. Origin: [F. See Petty.]


  1. Petit

    Armando Gonçalves Teixeira, commonly known as Petit, is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Boavista F.C. in the Portuguese third division, as a defensive midfielder. He received the moniker Petit because of his small frame, and also because he was born in France. He also became known as Pitbull by supporters because of his fierce approach, in addition to a powerful outside shot. After helping Boavista win its first and only Portuguese championship, he went on to amass more than 200 official appearances for Benfica, winning another three major titles. He also spent several seasons in Germany with 1. FC Köln, but his later years were marred by injury problems. A Portuguese international during the 2000s, Petit represented the nation in two World Cups – finishing fourth in the 2006 edition – and as many European Championships.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Petit

    pet′i, adj. small:—fem. Petite (pe-tēt′).n. Pet′it-maî′tre, a dandy, a coxcomb generally. [Fr.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of petit in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of petit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Anger is smaller than the one behind him. (La colère, c'est plus petit Que celui derrière lui)

  2. Le Pen:

    I am in the middle of employees who resist to wild globalization. I am not with the managers who eat petit fours.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    métamorphose est une partie inhérente et le processus le plus profond de la vie, à mon avis. nous transformons en permanence dans de meilleures versions de nous-mêmes, comme un vilain petit canard à transformer cygne, et une chenille au beau papillon. la métamorphose continue throgh le voyage de la vie, puis de génération en générations encore à venir. il ya un élément de l'élégance et de la beauté dans le fait que nous avons tous évoluons, métaphoriquement, aux papillons avec de la terre que nos chrysalide.

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