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English definition of “mite”

mite

noun [C]
 
 
/maɪt/
INSECT an extremely small insect with eight legs: dust mitesArachnidsInsect names
CHILD informal a small child: You're so cold, you poor little mite!Children and babies
a mite mainly UK informal slightly: He seemed a mite embarrassed.Small in number and quantity
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