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di min yuh tiv

  • n  a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
  • s  very small
    diminutive in stature

  • Of course, black is now the preferred palette for day, and the diminutive designer has become a giant of the avant-garde.
  • But then the diminutive actor-comedian-writer-director laughs his movie laugh, mouth open like a jack-o'-lantern, eyes sparkling and nearly rolling out of his head, body leaning .
  • Kim can mostly be found wearing unflattering khaki safari suits and Kanye Westsized sunglasses, accessorized with five-inch platform shoes to boost the diminutive Dear Leader's .
News & Articles

  • Li, 10, advances to match play at Women's Publinx
    At just 10 years old, diminutive Lucy Li fired rounds of 77 and 71 to become the youngest-ever to make the match play portion of the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links.
    June 19, 2013 - The Golf Channel
  • HBO Go on Apple TV a no-go for DirecTV customers
    On Wedneday Apple announced that HBO Go and WatchESPN (and a few other content providers) had made their way to the Apple TV . This is exactly the kind of content I’ve been praying Apple would acquire for its diminutive $99 set-top box. My dreams of finally catching up on The Wire , The Sopranos , and The Newsroom from the comfort of my bed (across from which sits a small HDTV and an Apple TV ...
    June 19, 2013 - Macworld
  • Snooki isn't partying hard now
    Snooki, the diminutive reality TV show diva, said being a mother has forced her to give up her hard-partying ways. "It definitely made me grow up and be mature," she told TheWrap Monday at a New York fundraiser for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender support group The Trevor Project.
    June 18, 2013 - NBC NEWS

  • Mahavira in BusinessWeek
    We were all afraid of him. When he spoke to us, he never used our real names, he used diminutive nicknames or insulting names,said Mahavir, a villager who goes by only one name.
  • Tom Tancredo in Dallas Morning News
    Tancredo said the Ramos family "has had to endure too much already for something as diminutive as a failure to report an incident. Sure it deserves punishment, but not one worse than some murderers."
  • Veronica Belmont in CBS 4
    Belmont says such items "will just ergonomically be fit for women because usually they're a little bit more diminutive."

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