Definición de peewee en inglés:

peewee

Saltos de línea: pee¦wee
Pronunciación: /ˈpiːwiː
 
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sustantivo

  • 1Any of a number of birds with a call that resembles the word ‘peewee’:
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    • From the Atlantic coastline to the Pocomoke River and Forest, Worcester is home to pelicans and peewees, kingbirds and cuckoos, and herons, harriers, and eagles.
  • 1.1Australian another term for magpie lark.
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    • I think the scalies appreciate it too… and the native pigeons, the possums, the tree snakes, and the peewees.
    • Queenslanders must give up peewees, South Australians desist talking about Murray Magpies and I must stop enjoying Mudlarks.
  • 1.2Scottish The northern lapwing.
  • 1.3North American variant of pewee.
  • 2 [usually as modifier] North American A level of amateur sport, involving children aged eight or nine (in the US) or twelve or thirteen (in Canada): a peewee baseball team
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    • 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.
  • 2.1A player at a peewee level of sport.
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    • 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.
  • 3A small marble.

Origen

mid 19th century (in sense 3); sense 1 is imitative; sense 2, sense 3 are from wee1, by reduplication.

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