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The answer DIMINUTIVE has 13 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of diminutive in various dictionaries:
noun - a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
adj - very small
Extremely small in size; tiny.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Note seed one found in seedy bar is small|
|Tom, Dick or Harry?|
|Tom, Dick or Harry for example|
|Four in cast mutinied, like Piglet|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|The "let" at the end of "booklet" is this type of suffix that indicates a smaller form|
|A form of a word:dim.|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|Extremely or unusually small.|
|A diminutive word or suffix.|
|extremely or unusually small.|
|a smaller or shorter thing, in particular:|
|a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness|
|Extremely small in size tiny. See Synonyms at small.|
|Grammar Of or being a suffix that indicates smallness or, by semantic extension, qualities such as youth, familiarity, affection, or contempt, as -let in booklet, -kin in lambkin, or -et in nymphet.|
A diminutive is a word that has been modified to convey a slighter degree of its root meaning, to convey the smallness of the object or quality named, or to convey a sense of intimacy or endearment. A diminutive form (abbreviated DIM) is a word-formation device used to express such meanings; in many languages, such forms can be translated as "little" and diminutives can also be formed as multi-word constructions such as "Tiny Tim". Diminutives are used frequently when speaking to small children or when expressing extreme tenderness and intimacy to an adult. As such, they are often employed for nicknames and pet names. The opposite of the diminutive form is the augmentative. Beyond the diminutive form of a single word, a diminutive can be a multi-word name, such as "Tiny Tim" or "Little Dorrit".|
* In many languages, formation of diminutives by adding suffixes is a productive part of the language. A double diminutive (example in Polish: dzwon dzwonek dzwoneczek; example in Italian: casa