Part of speech: adjective

Of small figure; diminutive feminine form.

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Usage examples "petite":

  1. Mabel did not urge her further; she no longer called her la petite when she spoke of her to Eleanor. - "Comrade Yetta", Albert Edwards.
  2. She was as industrious and sensible as she was petite and pretty. - "Idle Hour Stories", Eugenia Dunlap Potts.
  3. It was clear that La Petite must sooner or later begin. - "Coningsby", Benjamin Disraeli.