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1‘a wee boy’
little, small, tiny, minute, miniature, small-scale, compact, mini, undersized, diminutive, dwarf, midget, Lilliputian, infinitesimal, microscopic, nanoscopic, minuscule, bijou, toy
Scottish trivial, trifling, negligible, insignificant, unimportant, minor, of no account, of no consequence, of no importance, not worth bothering about, not worth mentioning, inconsequential, minimal, inappreciable, imperceptible, nugatory, petty
Scottish informal teeny, teeny-weeny, teensy, teensy-weensy, itsy-bitsy, half-pint, dinky, piddling, piffling
Scottish British informal titchy
Scottish North American informal little-bitty, vest-pocket
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