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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. Petty, petty: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. petty: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. petty: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. petty: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. petty: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. petty: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Petty, petty: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. petty: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Petty, petty: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. petty: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. petty: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. petty: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. petty: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. petty: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. petty: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. petty: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. petty: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Petty: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Petty: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. petty: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. petty: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. petty: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. petty: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. petty: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. petty: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. petty: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. petty: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. petty: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. petty: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  30. Petty: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. petty: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. Petty: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. petty: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. petty: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. petty: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (petty)

adjective:  contemptibly narrow in outlook ("Petty little comments")
adjective:  (informal terms) small and of little importance ("Limited to petty enterprises")
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 6666 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #814)

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Phrases that include petty:   petty jury, petty crime, petty morel, petty whin, petty criticism, more...

Words similar to petty:   small, fiddling, footling, inferior, junior-grade, lilliputian, little, lower, lower-ranking, lowly, niggling, pettier, pettiest, pettily, pettiness, picayune, piddling, piffling, secondary, small-minded, more...

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