Definition of minikin in English:

minikin

adjective

Archaic
  • Small; insignificant.

    ‘capable men devoting their lives to such minikin pursuits’
    • ‘‘Oh,’ I heard her murmur on my right, sounding quiet and minikin, and, unable to help it, I peered over, checking to see whether the reaction of a small child to such news was any different from the reaction I got from my peers and adults.’
    • ‘She thrusts her minikin hands through the willow wands to greet me.’

Pronunciation:

minikin

/ˈminikin/