Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: puny
IPA transcription: [pj'uni]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: puny
    Meaning: inferior in strength or significance; "a puny physique"; "puny excuses"
Usage examples
  • "The Mill House is good and does good, I acknowledge; but it's so puny after all.
  • I came down among the pale sand-heaps slowly toward that queer village of careless sensuality, and now within my puny body I was coldly sharpset for pain and death, a darkly gleaming hate, a sword of evil, drawn.