What is another word for petty?

1066 synonyms found


[ pˈɛti], [ pˈɛti], [ p_ˈɛ_t_i]

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What does the word "petty" mean?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word "petty" is "of, pertaining to, or characteristic of minor considerations or matters." Essentially, petty things are not as important as more important things and can be discarded without much thought.

This idea is often illustrated with the term "petty jealousy." Jealousy is typically an intense and often concerning emotion, but for some people, petty jealousy is all that is necessary to flare up.

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Homophones for Petty:

  • Petit, petie, Pettey, pettie, petti.

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