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Definition of the adjective puny
What does puny mean as an attribute of a noun?
Puny is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.
adjective - degrees: more puny / punier | most puny / puniest
- inferior in strength or significance
- examples: a puny physique | puny excuses
- similar: weak
- (used especially of persons) of inferior size
Puny is a musical group.
- album: "It Kills You"
- official website: www.punysounds.com
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Puny
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by Robert Hendrickson
” puny Sickly ...
A 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.
by Francis Grose
Puny. Weak. A puny child ; a weak little child.
Capricon 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, ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
* PUNY. adj ...
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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A very young clown loach
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- Nice, but puny
Start with better birth control. Half of unintended pregnancies happen when couples are using birth control.
Photo credit: Liz | populational
- Hulk Smash Puny Smurf!
Photo credit: Brian Omura
- Partial Pole and Puny People
On the Frisian island of Ameland.
Photo credit: sydandsaskia
- Grovel before Mother Earth, puny mortals!
Photo credit: quinn.anya
- Puny Puff Flower - Back
This is a pattern for FOUR small CUTE and QUICK crochet flowers perfect by itself or as a finishing touch for your projects!
From foremost flower counter-clockwise:
1. PUNY PUFF FLower
2. 3D POINTED-CENTER Flower
3. OPEN PUFF Flower
4. 2D CLUSTER Flower (the red one)
Photo credit: moiracrochetsplarn
- "she's puny!"
Photo credit: Jeff Sandquist
- Tail end of a puny tornado
Photo credit: lostinfog
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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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