Synonyms for (noun) diminutive

Synonyms: diminutive

Definition: a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness

Similar words: word

Definition: a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Usage: words are the blocks from which sentences are made; he hardly said ten words all morning

Synonyms for (adjective) diminutive

Synonyms: tiny, bantam, lilliputian, midget, diminutive, petite, flyspeck

Definition: very small

Usage: diminutive in stature; a lilliputian chest of drawers; her petite figure; tiny feet; the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

Similar words: little, small

Definition: limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a little dining room; a little house; a small car; a little (or small) group