Definition of minikin in English:


Syllabification: min·i·kin
Pronunciation: /ˈminikin


chiefly • archaic
  • Small; insignificant: capable men devoting their lives to such minikin pursuits
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    • ‘Oh,’ I heard her murmur on my right, sounding quiet and minikin, and, unable to help it, I peered over, checking to see whether the reaction of a small child to such news was any different from the reaction I got from my peers and adults.
    • She thrusts her minikin hands through the willow wands to greet me.

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