itsy-bitsy

itsy-bitsy
itsy-bitsy "charmingly small," 1890, from ITTY (Cf. itty) and/or BITSY (Cf. bitsy). Bitsy-itsy is recorded from 1875.

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  • itsy-bitsy — it sy bit sy, itty bitty it ty bit ty, a. very small; tiny. Syn: bitty, bittie, teensy, teentsy, teeny, wee, weeny, weensy, teensy weensy. [WordNet 1.5 + PJC] It was an itsy bitsy teeny weeny yellow polka dot bikini that she wore for the first… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • itsy-bitsy — UK [ˌɪtsɪ ˈbɪtsɪ] / US [ˌɪtsɪˈbɪtsɪ] or itty bitty UK [ˌɪtɪ ˈbɪtɪ] / US adjective informal very small …   English dictionary

  • itsy-bitsy — adjective Very small; minuscule. The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. Syn: teeny weeny …   Wiktionary

  • itsy-bitsy — /ˈɪtsi ˌbɪtsi/ (say itsee .bitsee) adjective Colloquial (humorous) small; insubstantial: *More than 68,000 full time jobs have been lost since September, and an itsy bitsy rise in economic growth won t be enough to stem the tide. –aap news, 2001 …  

  • Itsy Bitsy Spider — (also known as Eensy Weensy Spider [Or Incey Wincey or Teensy Weensy or Inky Pinky .] ) is a popular nursery rhyme that describes the adventures of a spider as it ascends, descends and reascends the downspout or waterspout of a gutter system (or …   Wikipedia

  • Itsy Bitsy Spider — (или Eensy Weensy Spider)  популярная детская английская песенка о несчастном паучке, пытающемся взобраться куда то по внутренней поверхности водосточной трубы (или чайного носика). Авторство её неизвестно, зафиксирована она первоначально в… …   Википедия

  • Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini — is a novelty song telling the story of a shy high school student in a very revealing bathing suit who stays immersed in the ocean water to hide from view while other high schoolers gossip about her. It was written by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss… …   Wikipedia

  • Itsy Bitsy Spider — est un film d animation, produit en 1992 aux États Unis. Distribution Artistique de Itsy Bitsy Spider Frank Welker : The Itsy Bitsy Spider (voix) Jim Carrey : l exterminateur (voix) (sous le nom James Carrey) Thora Birch : voix… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Itsy bitsy spider — (или Eensy Weensy Spider)  известная детская английская песенка о несчастном паучке, пытающемся взобраться куда то по внутренней поверхности водосточной трубы (или чайного носика). Авторство её неизвестно, зафиксирована она первоначально в… …   Википедия

  • Itsy Bitsy Spider (TV Series) — Infobox Television show name = Itsy Bitsy Spider caption = format = Animated creator = starring = Matt Frewer Frank Welker Steve Stoliar Jonathan Taylor Thomas country = USA language = English network = USA Network first aired = October 31, 1993… …   Wikipedia

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