Dictionary Results for petty

1. petty - noun

· larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)

Synonym(s): petit_larceny, petty_larceny

Hypernym(s): larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing

2. petty - adjective

· inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"

Synonym(s): junior-grade, lower-ranking, lowly, secondary, subaltern

3. petty - adjective

· (informal) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"

Synonym(s): fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, picayune, trivial

4. petty - adjective

· contemptibly narrow in outlook; "petty little comments"; "disgusted with their small-minded pettiness"

Synonym(s): small-minded

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