diminutive

英 [dɪ'mɪnjʊtɪv] 美 [dɪ'mɪnjətɪv]
  • adj. 小的,小型的,微小的
  • n. 爱称;指小词;身材极小的人
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diminutive (adj.)
in grammar, late 14c. (also as a noun, "derivative word denoting a small or inferior example of what is meant by the word it is derived from"), from Old French diminutif (14c.), from Latin diminutivus, earlier deminutivus, from past participle stem of deminuere (see diminish).
1. She noticed a diminutive figure standing at the entrance.
她注意到入口处站着一个小小的身影。

来自柯林斯例句

2. She was a diminutive figure beside her husband.
她同丈夫比起来就像个小人。

来自《权威词典》

3. Despite its diminutive size, the car is quite comfortable.
尽管这辆车很小, 但相当舒服.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. She has diminutive hands for an adult.
作为一个成年人,她的手显得非常小.

来自《简明英汉词典》

5. Her feet are diminutive.
她的脚长得很小.

来自《现代英汉综合大词典》

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