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.