See also: teensy weensy
- (colloquial, often childish or humorous) Alternative form of
1872, Gail Hamilton, “Our Nan and her dumb friend”, in J.T. Trowbridge and Lucy Larcom, editor, Our Young Folks, an illustrated magazine for boys and girls, volume 8, page 411:
- ... Rose was no longer a funny teensy-weensy of an infant pig, but was now a half-grown, solid, fat porker ...
1900, Mollie Evelyn Moore Davis, The queen's garden, page 63:
- And there was a big-bellied jar in which the Queen's Henchman used to hide, and spring up at her, and frighten her, when she was but a teensy-weensy Princess like you.