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PUNY (punier, puniest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does puny mean? 

PUNY (adjective)
  The adjective PUNY has 2 senses:

1. inferior in strength or significance
2. (used especially of persons) of inferior size

  Familiarity information: PUNY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUNY (adjective)


Sense 1puny [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Inferior in strength or significance

Context examples:

a puny physique / puny excuses

Similar:

weak (having little physical or spiritual strength)


Sense 2puny [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(used especially of persons) of inferior size

Synonyms:

shrimpy; puny; runty

Similar:

little; small (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent)


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