Definitions For Diminutive


  • A word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
  • A word or suffix that indicates that something is small
  • An informal form of a name


  • Very small

Is Diminutive a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Diminutive is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Diminutive in a Sentence

  • The diminutives “-ette” and “kitchenette”
  • Dik-diks, the diminutives of the antelope family
  • A radio with a diminutive set of speakers
  • The diminutive suffixes “-ette” and “-ling”

Synonyms for Diminutive

Antonyms for Diminutive

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