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petite

pe·tite

petite

 
 
pronunciation:
p tit
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective, noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of a girl or woman, short and slender.
She sometimes has trouble finding clothes that fit because she is very petite.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a clothing size for small women.
Her dress size is a petite eight.
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derivation: petiteness (n.)