Definition of eensy in US English:


(also eensy-weensy)


  • Extremely small; tiny.

    • ‘But, it seems, there is one eensy-weensy problem.’
    • ‘The grooves collect and concentrate faint sounds - the pitter-patter of eensy mouse feet, for instance.’
    • ‘There's just one eensy weensy problem with this: it's totally wrong.’
    • ‘Thus, what this publication brought its readers was not the nominees, but an eensy-weensy, teeny-tiny fraction of the nominees, and an inconsistently chosen, eensy-weensy, teeny-tiny fraction, at that.’
    • ‘I just want to clear up one eensy teensy tiny minor matter here.’
    • ‘The other splendid thing about these miniature so-called-airplanes is that the seats are eensy.’
    • ‘And so you have an eensy, eensy bit that's going to be decided by the campaign, and some portion of that eensy bit will be decided by political advertising.’
    minute, small-scale, scaled-down, mini, baby, toy, pocket, fun-size, petite, dwarfish, knee-high, miniature, minuscule, microscopic, nanoscopic, infinitesimal, micro, diminutive, pocket-sized, reduced, lilliputian
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