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Definition of the adjective puny

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

adjective - degrees: more puny / punier | most puny / puniest

  1. inferior in strength or significance
    • examples: a puny physique | puny excuses
    • similar: weak
  2. (used especially of persons) of inferior size

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Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

puny Sickly ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Numeral Words, by which All Difficulty in the Remembrance of Figures is Removed (1829)

With an Explanation of the Plan by William Henry Crook (LL.D.)

Puny ox. Pumice. Open eyed. Poem go. Pens. Piano we.' Punic. Pound. Queen go. Pins. Pay now. Quince.. Pomade. Piano go. Poems. Pain we. Zinc. Queen die. Ape young. Queens.. Queen owe. Pence.

Google previewA Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1788)

by Francis Grose

Puny. Weak. A puny child ; a weak little child.

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

Cluny, luny, puny UNY see „** Ambiguous, anfractuous, arduous, congruous, conspicuous, contemptuous, contiguous, continuous, deciduous, fatuous, flexuous, impetuous, incestuous, incongruous, inconspicuous, inde- ciduous, ingenuous, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* PUNY. adj ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

puny see POSTHUMOUS pup [M16th] The Word pup is a shortening of puppy [LME], from Old French poupee 'doll, plaything', which is related to poppet [LME] and puppet ...

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I don’t like headphones ‘cause they’re little and they sound puny. I like a big sound. (Slash)
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Scrabble value of P3U1N1Y4

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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