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Petty

Petty appears in the following pangrams (sentences using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Jay began removing six dozen black quilts with petty flaws. (49 letters)
  • Questions of a zealous nature have become by degrees petty waxen jokes. (59 letters)
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The word PETTY can be typed using only the top row of keys on a QWERTY keyboard.

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective petty:

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Definition of the adjective petty

What does petty mean as an attribute of a noun?

Petty is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more petty / pettier | most petty / pettiest

  1. inferior in rank or status
  2. (informal) small and of little importance
  3. contemptibly narrow in outlook

Alternative definition of the adjective petty

adjective

  1. (obsolete except in set phrases) little, small, secondary in rank or importance
  2. insignificant, trifling, or inconsiderable
  3. narrow-minded, small-minded

Definition of the noun petty

What does petty mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: petties

  1. larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)

Place

Petty is an unincorporated community in Lamar County, Texas, United States.

Characters

  1. Petty is a fictional character from the 2002 film For Da Love of Money.
  2. Petty is a fictional character from the 1985 film The 17th Bride: A Story of Love and War.
  3. Petty is a fictional character from the 2002 film For Da Love of Money.

There are other characters with in their name, like Dini Petty, Jack Petty, Petty thief, Petty officer, Chief petty officer and Chief Petty Officer Second Class.

Miscellanea

Petty is a family name.

Phrases with Petty

Phrases starting with the word Petty:

  1. Petty Bag
  2. petty cash
  3. petty jury
  4. petty whin
  5. petty juror
  6. petty morel
  7. Petty Theft
  8. petty spurge
  9. petty larceny
  10. petty officer
  11. petty apartheid
  12. petty criticism
  13. petty bourgeoisie
  14. Petty Officer First Class
  15. Petty officer third class
  16. Petty Officer Second Class

Other phrases containing the word Petty:

  1. chief petty officer
  2. Master chief petty officer
  3. senior chief petty officer
  4. Chief Petty Officer First Class

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Petty

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Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted (1903)

To which Has Been Added Statutory Definitions by Frederick Stroud

PETTY CHAPMAN. — V. Hawker: Pedlar. PETTY LARCENY. — Petty ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

Petty them nothing: as for impotents by the hand of God, the public ought to maintain them: as for those who can get [] *, no work, the magistrates should cause them to be employed; which may be well done in Ireland, where are fifteen acres of ...

Google previewA Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya (1894)

by Nicholas Belfield Dennys

Petty W. affluent of the Sungei Pari, a branch of the Kinta E., C. Perak. Sungei Garam. — E. in S.W. Perak, a W. affluent of the Perak E. Sungei Garuda. — Petty affluent of the Slim E., the N. branch of the Bernam, S.E. Perak.

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Sign language

Sign Language Break Down By Tom Petty

Quotes about Petty

Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse? (Ivan Turgenev)
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Scrabble value of P3E1T1T1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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