Diminutive vs Kez - What's the difference?

diminutive | kez |


As an adjective diminutive

is very small.

As a noun diminutive

is (grammar) a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.

diminutive

English

Alternative forms

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Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Very small.
  • * {{quote-news
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  • Serving to diminish.
  • * Shaftesbury
  • diminutive of liberty
  • (grammar) Of or pertaining to, or creating a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
  • Synonyms

    * (very small) lilliputian, tiny

    Antonyms

    * (very small) huge, gigantic * augmentative

    Noun

    (wikipedia diminutive) (en noun)
  • (grammar) A word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
  • Booklet, the diminutive of book, means ‘small book’ .

    Synonyms

    * nomen deminutivum

    Antonyms

    * augmentative

    kez

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A diminutive of the female given name Kerry.
  • * 2003 , Sue Simpson, Keepers of the Quantum: Lizard's Leap Two
  • She grabbed Kerry by the shoulders. Kez was still screaming. Vicki shook her. “Kerry, it's not real,” she whispered.
  • * 2004 , Margaret Metz, Live by the Bottle
  • She doesn't like the way he orders Kerry around either. 'Kez' ll make ya one,' he'd said automatically when Madeline said she'd love a nice cup of tea.