Definition of petite in English:

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petite

Pronunciation: /pəˈtiːt/

adjective

(Of a woman) attractively small and dainty: she was petite and vivacious
More example sentences
  • A set of feet came quickly down the staircase, letting into view the figure of a petite woman in a loose white dress.
  • The young lady was petite and delicate featured.
  • She was petite with delicate features and hands that seemed to be ageless.
Synonyms
Scottish  wee
informal pint-sized
British informal dinky

Origin

Late 18th century: French, feminine of petit 'small'.

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