eeny

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from teeny weeny

Adjective[edit]

eeny (not comparable)

  1. (informal) minuscule
    Can you put an eeny bit of mustard on my hot dog?
Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

eeny (not comparable)

  1. (informal) In a very small way.
    • 1999, Joe Klein, Woody Guthrie: A Life, page 35
      Then they would go back to the gang house—Woody named it the Eeny House because it was so small [...].
    • 2003, Craig Lucas, "Reckless", in Reckless and Other Plays, page 54
      ... and weep and moan and scream every little eeny orgasm.
    • 2004, Stephen Bayley, "Car culture: Why a MINI is better than a Porsche", Daily Telegraph, 14/08/2004
      The interior is, perhaps, an eeny bit tricksy, but has worn surprisingly well over nearly four years and did not really need the light refreshment it has received in the Cabrio

Etymology 2[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

eeny (not comparable)

  1. (UK, dialect) Holey, cellular.

Etymology 3[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

eeny (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of any.

Adverb[edit]

eeny (not comparable)

  1. (dialect) With most, almost
    He eeny most had enough to eat.
  2. (dialect) Only
    He's eeny just come home.

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