Diminutive and Short


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Diminutive adjective – Of a size that is less than average.
Short is a synonym for diminutive in size topic. In some cases you can use "Short" instead the word "Diminutive" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like tiny, young.
Nearby Words: diminution, diminutively
Synonyms for Diminutive


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Short adjective – Having relatively little height.
Usage example: a lot of boys are shorter than the girls in middle school, but they quickly catch up by high school

Diminutive is a synonym for short in small topic. You can use "Diminutive" instead the word "Short" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as size, young, not tall.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
Synonyms for Short

Things that words describes

girl diminutive girl short girl
man diminutive man short man
people diminutive people short people
form diminutive form short form
Other nouns: stature.

Both words in one sentence

  • While not as diminutive as the game's many "midgets", Sal is certainly short and stumpy, and his default head sports an impressive beard.
  • Video Game / Skylanders Short Cut, being a rather diminutive undead Skylander armed with a giant pair of scissors, is a dead ringer for Scissorman.
  • Cryptid Episode According to a short from The Tom And Jerry Show, Bigfoot tracks are actually left by a diminutive hillbilly hermit who lives all alone because he's tired of people making fun of his giant feet.
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