Definition of itsy-bitsy in English:


Line breaks: itsy-bitsy
Pronunciation: /ɪtsɪˈbɪtsi
(also itty-bitty /ɪtɪˈbɪti/)


Very small; tiny: itsy-bitsy candles that couldn’t light the path of an ant
More example sentences
  • There is one minor, tiny, itsy-bitsy little thing that I didn't like.
  • In my infinite naivety and itsy-bitsy experience, I like squirrels.
  • The woman with the itsy-bitsy tummy growing an itsy-bitsy little baby.


1930s: from a child's form of little + bitsy (from bit1 + -sy).

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