Petty - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Petty.

MERE
MINOR
NICKELANDDIME
PICAYUNE
SMALL
TRIFLING
TRIVIAL
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MERE
  1. being nothing more than specified; "a mere child"
  2. a small pond of standing water
  3. apart from anything else; without additions or modifications; "only the bare facts"; "shocked by the mere idea"; "the simple passage of time was enough"; "the simple truth"
  4. Lake
MINOR
  1. limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"
  2. a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
  3. inferior in number or size or amount; "a minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor"
  4. lesser in scope or effect; "had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance"
  5. not of legal age; "minor children"
  6. of a scale or mode; "the minor keys"; "in B flat minor"
  7. of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
  8. of lesser importance or stature or rank; "a minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads"
  9. of lesser seriousness or danger; "suffered only minor injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical disturbance"
  10. warranting only temporal punishm
NICKELANDDIME
PICAYUNE
  1. (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"
SMALL
  1. 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"
  2. limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"
  3. (of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice"
  4. lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters"
  5. not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way"
  6. on a small scale; "think small"
  7. slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope; "a series of death struggles with small time in between"
  8. a garment size for a small person
  9. (of children and animals) young, immature; "what a big little boy you are"; "small children"
  10. the slender part of the back
  11. have fine or very small constituent pa
TRIFLING
  1. waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
  2. not worth considering; "he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost"; "piffling efforts"; "a trifling matter"
  3. the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
  4. consider not very seriously; "He is trifling with her"; "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"
  5. act frivolously
TRIVIAL
  1. (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"
  2. concerned with trivialities; "a trivial young woman"; "a trivial mind"
  3. of little substance or significance; "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections"
Clue Database Last Updated: 14/11/2018 9:00am

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