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wee

wee

 
 
pronunciation:
wi
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
inflections: weer, weest
definition 1: very small or tiny.
I'll have just a wee bit of that pie.He came to this country when he was just wee boy.
synonyms:
diminutive, minute, tiny
similar words:
itty-bitty, lilliputian, little, microscopic, midget, miniature, minuscule, small, teeny, weeny
definition 2: very early.
They set off in the wee hours before dawn.
similar words:
early, small
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Homophone Note
The words wee and we sound alike but have different meanings.