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Small person   /smɔl pˈərsən/   Listen
Small person

A person of below average size.

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"Small person" Quotes from Famous Books

... I've leaned on you, in my mind, ever since. There is something 'at worries me, but it's so slight I shan't put it into words—yet. I've got work to do still for them I love and that love me. Which I might maybe sum up in one small person—my precious Lady Jess. God bless her! Ay, God bless her! From the crown of her sunny head to the tips of her dainty feet, she's the truest, squarest, tenderest creature the Lord ever sent to lighten this dark world. They ...
— Jessica, the Heiress • Evelyn Raymond

... recounted her triumphs, she prophesied the joy of the playgoers at her return to them. Darkly she expatiated upon the villainy of the Turkish Captain, who had lured her to such incarceration. Gleefully she displayed the diamonds upon her small person which she was extracting ...
— The Palace of Darkened Windows • Mary Hastings Bradley

... could almost dance out here, couldn't one?" said the small person, named Zoie, as her eyes roved over the bit of ...
— Baby Mine • Margaret Mayo

... darky on the boat. The Red Un, whose code was the truth when possible, but any lie to save a friend—and that's the code of a gentleman—sat, defiantly hopeful, arranging the towel to cover as much as possible of his small person. ...
— Love Stories • Mary Roberts Rinehart

... strangeness continued to bother her and she realized that there were no ash trays; there was none of the usual clutter of things that a family drops in their tracks. It was a room fashioned for a small person to live ...
— The Fourth R • George Oliver Smith

... young lady, this midget schoolma'am, with her uncompromising directness of speech and her clear eyes—a merry, mirthful, frank, dainty, altogether delightful small person. ...
— Copper Streak Trail • Eugene Manlove Rhodes

Words linked to "Small person" :   wisp, lilliputian, person, shrimp, somebody, pigmy, manikin, homunculus, Tom Thumb, nanus, mannikin, peewee, midget, individual, someone, runt, pygmy, dwarf, mortal, half-pint, soul

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