diminutive 中文 EN[dɪˈmɪn.jʊ.tɪv] US
- 名词 (Noun)PLdiminutivesSUF-ive
- (grammar) A word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
- Booklet, the diminutive of book, means ‘small book’.
- 形容词 (Adjective)COMmore diminutiveSUPmost diminutive
- Very small.
- Roman Sharonov rose unchallenged to head a corner wide, while diminutive winger Gokdeniz Karadeniz ghosted in with a diving header from the edge of the six-yard box that was acrobatically kept out by Gomes.
- Serving to diminish.
- (grammar) Of or pertaining to, or creating a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
- She thus gave herself a kind of superpresence, allowing us to see that the source of all the explosive energy we had witnessed onstage was her diminutive frame.
- For his soft-heartedness, his forgiving and undemanding nature, the governor was called by the diminutive "Inzushko.