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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEENY

I wonder what he would do if I gave him just a teeny, weeny touch with the whip!

When she was a tiny, weeny thing she was always crying and fretful.

Every teeny, weeny act, no matter what it is, affects somebody else.

I just peeped in and it looked so good I thought I'd take just a weeny taste.

And she gave him a bill, only it was a teeny, weeny bill and it was short.

She gave him feathers just like any other bird, only of course his feathers were teeny, weeny.

So she made a teeny, weeny bird and she made him just as perfect as any other bird.

Secretly she was pleased with the fearlessness of the teeny, weeny bird.

She gave him a tail just like any other bird, only it was a teeny, weeny tail.

Weren't you a weeny, teeny bit proud of him yesterday, Aunt Julia?

WORD ORIGIN

"frankfurter," 1906, with slang sense of "penis" following soon after, from German wienerwurst "Vienna sausage" (see wiener). Meaning "ineffectual person" is 1963; pejorative sense via penis shape, or perhaps from weenie in the sense of "small" (see wee).

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