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petty

Synonyms of petty in English:

adjective

  • 1 a maze of petty regulations
    British informal twopenny-halfpenny
    North American informal nickel-and-dime, picayune
    North American vulgar slang chickenshit
    [Antonyms] important, serious, major
  • 2 they took other forms of revenge which were no less petty
    small-minded, narrow-minded, mean, ungenerous, grudging, shabby, spiteful
    [Antonyms] magnanimous, generous
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