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Princeton's WordNet

  1. petiteadjective

    a garment size for short or slender women

  2. bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeckadjective

    very small

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


  1. petitenoun

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

  2. petitenoun

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

  3. petitenoun

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


  1. petiteadjective

    Of a woman: fairly short and of slim build.

  2. petiteadjective

    Of women's clothing: of small size.

  3. petiteadjective

    Small, little; insignificant; petty.

  4. Etymology: From petite, feminine of petit.


  1. petite

    Vincent Aycocho, or better known as Petite is a Filipino actor, comedian, singer and TV show host. He is known for as a Filipino comedian in Comedy Bar, Punch line and Clowns, together with their other celebrities; Boobay, Iyah, Donita Nose, Ate Gay, Allan K. and Wally Bayola. Petite had more projects on GMA Network, such as hosting CelebriTV, which was co-hosted with Joey de Leon.


  1. petite

    Petite is a term used to describe someone, usually a woman, who is shorter in stature and has a small frame or build. It refers to individuals who typically have shorter height and smaller proportions, compared to the average or standard sizing. This term is commonly used in the fashion industry to designate clothing lines or sizes specifically tailored for those with petite body types.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Petite is ranked #26873 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Petite surname appeared 904 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Petite.

    42.8% or 387 total occurrences were White.
    42.3% or 383 total occurrences were Black.
    7.7% or 70 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.9% or 27 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.9% or 27 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 10 total occurrences were Asian.

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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. Rachel Zoe:

    For lingerie and sleepwear, La Perla is a long-standing favorite for bras, underwear, and slips, as a family, I also love Petite Plume's super cozy pajama sets for me, my husband, and the kids.

  3. 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.

  4. Connor McDavid:

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

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    showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    A suspicious
    B profound
    C nasty
    D cosmopolitan

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