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English definition of “petite”

petite

adjective     /pəˈtiːt/
approving If a woman or girl is petite, she is small and thin in an attractive way: She was dark and petite, as all his wives had been.SmallExtremely smallThin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin of a clothing size that is for small womenSmallExtremely smallThe style, appearance, and make-up of clothes
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