Definition of Puny

1. Adjective. Inferior in strength or significance. "Puny excuses"

Similar to: Weak
Derivative terms: Puniness



2. Adjective. (used especially of persons) of inferior size.
Exact synonyms: Runty, Shrimpy
Similar to: Little, Small
Derivative terms: Puniness, Runt, Runtiness, Shrimp

Definition of Puny

1. a. Imperfectly developed in size or vigor; small and feeble; inferior; petty.

2. n. A youth; a novice.

Definition of Puny

1. Noun. (obsolete) A new pupil at a school etc.; a junior student. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A younger person. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A beginner, a novice. ¹

4. Noun. (archaic) An inferior person; a subordinate. ¹

5. Adjective. Of inferior size, strength or significance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Puny

1. of inferior size, strength, or significance [adj PUNIER, PUNIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Puny

puntee
puntees
punters
punties
puntilla
puntillas
punting
punto
puntos
punts
puntsman
puntsmen
punty
punx
puny (current term)
punyism
pup
pup tent
pupa
pupadom
pupae
pupal
pupaphobia
puparia
puparial
puparium
pupas
pupate
pupated

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