half-pint : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n disparaging terms for small people
- They are Dennis the Menace come to life, half-pint hellions who drive parents and teachers to distraction with their disruptive antics.
- The "half-pint vote"dirt farmers, hillbillies and unemployed coal miners who sell out on Election Day for a half-pint of whiskyis an old political institution in the.
- A half-pint, because that fit right in.
- Ronnie Earle in Dallas Morning News (registration)
The effect of this decision is to create a separate class of felonies that are indeed 'puny, half-pint' felonies, somewhat different, perhaps less serious and less worthy of diligent enforcement, than the felonies defined in the penal code,...