Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun diminutive

1 sense of diminutive

Sense 1
diminutive -- (a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness)
       => word -- (a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning")

Antonyms of adj diminutive

1 sense of diminutive

Sense 1
bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck -- (very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy")

INDIRECT (VIA small, little) -> large, big -- (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")
INDIRECT (VIA small, little) -> large, big -- (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")

Similarity of adj diminutive

1 sense of diminutive

Sense 1
bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck -- (very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy")
       => small (vs. large), little (vs. big) -- (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group")

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