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Princeton's WordNet

  1. petite(adj)

    a garment size for short or slender women

  2. 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. petite(n.)

    A size category of women's clothing, for women with less than average height.

    Etymology: [F., fem. of petit.]

  2. petite(n.)

    An aricle of women's clothing classified in the petite size category.

    Etymology: [F., fem. of petit.]

  3. petite(n.)

    A girl or woman whose figure is best fit by a petite garment.

    Etymology: [F., fem. of petit.]


  1. petite(Adjective)

    Of a woman: fairly short and of slim build.

    Etymology: From petite, feminine of petit.

  2. petite(Adjective)

    Of women's clothing: of small size.

    Etymology: From petite, feminine of petit.

  3. petite(Adjective)

    Small, little; insignificant; petty.

    Etymology: From petite, feminine of petit.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of petite in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of petite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of petite in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    But the little girl growing up still hisses a tune, that of the cottage train. (Mais la petite fille qui grandit siffle toujours un air, celui du train de la chaumière)”

  2. Connor McDavid:

    je suis une petite DICK!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Une leçon très importante pour les dirigeants provient des enfants de conte de fées "La Petite Sirène". Vous devez toujours être vous-même plutôt que d'essayer d'être quelqu'un d'autre, en particulier un idéal impossible qui existe seulement dans votre imagination. La petite sirène se transformait pour devenir un être humain afin de gagner l'amour de son prince, et pourtant le prince a épousé quelqu'un d'autre. c'est la vie! à mon avis, les dirigeants devraient toujours chercher à être naturel et fiers de qui ils sont.

  4. Kelly Shar Khuu:

    All the ladies were hitting him, i got the aluminum foil. The robber, a tall and robust man, was trying to yank the drawer free from the four petite women who held on with everything they had.

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    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. impurity
    • B. abandon
    • C. ignominy
    • D. wavering

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