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minikin Saltos de línea: mini|kin
Pronunciación: /ˈmɪnɪkɪn/
literary

Definición de minikin en inglés:

adjetivo

Small; insignificant: capable men were devoting their lives to minikin pursuits
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • ‘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.

sustantivo

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A small person or thing.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Your typical Type C is a mirthful minikin (otherwise known as a good-natured, wee or dainty creature).
  • And suddenly there it is, looming in front of you, big as a battleship - it's the U.S.S. Corporate Greed, the Free Traders' Armada, firing a broadside of cannons and bombarding the minikins in its path.

Origen

Mid 16th century: from Dutch minneken, from minne 'love' + -ken -kin.

Palabras que riman con minikin

larrikin • Zworykin

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