Definition of peewee in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpēˌwē/


1 [usually as modifier] North American A level of amateur sports, involving children aged eight or nine: a peewee baseball team
More example sentences
  • He played T-ball, then moved on to peewee baseball, and played on the high school team since he was in seventh grade at the middle school.
  • This isn't peewee football, where teams are grouped into age categories because of the huge advantages older kids have (in size, strength, speed, and coordination) over younger ones.
  • He sponsors an Urban League girls basketball league and an AAU boys travel team, and he bought equipment last year for a peewee football team.
1.1A player at peewee level of amateur sport.
Example sentences
  • Taekwon-Do classes for peewees are held in the Leisure Centre on Mondays and Wednesday from 5 to 6pm.
  • They have beaten Western goliaths, such as the Spurs and Lakers, but have lost to peewees, such as the Bulls and Grizzlies.
2North American variant spelling of pewee.
3A small marble.

Words that rhyme with peewee

kiwi, weewee

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Syllabification: pee·wee

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