itsy-bitsy itsy-bitsy

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (used informally) very small

Usage(s):

  1. This summer Burberry is offering its first really itsy-bitsy bikini.
  2. Home of an itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, yellow 500-MB disc Dilberito Healthy meals, burrito-style, from the creator of your co-workers favorite cartoon strip.
  3. For women who have outgrown the unforgiving itsy-bitsy bikini, a new wave of fashionable beachwear is helping camouflage the bulges and sags.

News

  1. Davidson: Chefs sizzle at Hot Rocks Griller Challenge benefiting Denver Health

    Anyone who thinks that sliders are no big deal — nothing more than itsy-bitsy hunks of ground beef on a bun — should have been at the 2013 Hot Rocks Griller Challenge.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. 3D-printing giant bugs out of titanium... for science!

    These bugs are larger than life. (Credit: CSIRO) Australia is known for its overly large bugs, like the up-to-20-inch Titan stick insect. But the country also has tiny insects, like the itsy-bitsy wheat wheevil. Researchers with Australia's national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), are trying out a method of super-sizing insects through 3D ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "Man, oh man, have we taken a lot of abuse, and we're still just an itsy-bitsy part of the market, but we have a little bit of mojo," Ballmer said while pacing the stage in front of a giant projection of Bing's main page.
    on Jul 15, 2009 By: Steve Ballmer Source: eWEEK Europe UK

  2. Ayers wrote this in his memoir:"Although the bomb that rocked the Pentagon was itsy-bitsy - weighing close to two pounds - it caused 'tens of thousands of dollars' of damage. The operation cost under $500, and no one was killed or even hurt."
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Bill Ayers Source: WorldNetDaily

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