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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Small or weak.

Usage examples (32)
  • I felt puny standing next to the world champion bodybuilder.
  • A puny physique
  • I also love "puny" - as in "I drank too much last night and I'm feeling kinda puny this morning."
  • He vaguely recalled a puny little man with anxious eyes, whose clothes seemed too big for his scrawny body. for more
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