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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Petty \Pet"ty\ (p[e^]t"t[y^]), a. [Compar. Pettier
     (p[e^]t"t[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Pettiest.] [OE. petit, F.
     petit; probably of Celtic origin, and akin to E. piece. Cf.
     Petit.]
     Little; trifling; inconsiderable; unimportant; also,
     inferior; subordinate; as, a petty fault; petty complaints; a
     petty prince. --Denham.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Like a petty god
           I walked about, admired of all.          --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Petty averages. See under Average.
  
     Petty cash, money expended or received in small items or
        amounts.
  
     Petty officer, a subofficer in the navy, as a gunner, etc.,
        corresponding to a noncommissionned officer in the army.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: For petty constable, petty jury, petty larceny, petty
           treason, See Petit.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Little; diminutive; inconsiderable; inferior; trifling;
          trivial; unimportant; frivolous.
          [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  petty
       adj 1: inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly
              corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate
              functionary" [syn: junior-grade, inferior, lower,
               lower-ranking, lowly, petty(a), secondary, subaltern,
               subordinate]
       2: (informal terms) small and of little importance; "a fiddling
          sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are
          lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at
          war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "Mickey Mouse
          regulations"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited
          to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a
          police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it
          seems to be a picayune infraction" [syn: fiddling, footling,
           lilliputian, little, Mickey Mouse, niggling, piddling,
           piffling, picayune, trivial]
       3: contemptibly narrow in outlook; "petty little comments";
          "disgusted with their small-minded pettiness" [syn: small-minded]
       [also: pettiest, pettier]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  176 Moby Thesaurus words for "petty":
     Mickey Mouse, abject, abominable, arrant, atrocious, authoritarian,
     base, beggarly, bickering, bigot, bigoted, borne, captious, casual,
     caviling, cheap, cheesy, choplogic, close, closed, constricted,
     contemptible, cramped, creedbound, crummy, cursory, deaf,
     deaf to reason, debased, deficient, degraded, depraved, depthless,
     despicable, dinky, dirty, disgusting, equivocatory, evasive,
     execrable, fanatical, few, flagrant, footling, foul, fulsome,
     grave, gross, grudging, hairsplitting, hedging, heinous, hidebound,
     illiberal, imperfect, impertinent, inadequate, incompetent,
     inconsequent, inconsequential, inconsiderable, inessential,
     inferior, insignificant, insufficient, insular, irrelevant,
     jerkwater, light, little, little-minded, logic-chopping, low,
     low-down, lumpen, maladroit, mangy, meager, mean, mean-minded,
     mean-spirited, measly, mediocre, mingy, miniature, minor,
     miserable, miserly, monstrous, narrow, narrow-hearted,
     narrow-minded, narrow-souled, narrow-spirited, nearsighted,
     nefarious, negligible, niggardly, niggling, nit-picking,
     no great shakes, not comparable, not in it, nugatory, obnoxious,
     odious, of no account, one-horse, out of it, paltering, paltry,
     parochial, parsimonious, peanut, peddling, pettifogging, picayune,
     picayunish, piddling, piffling, pimping, poky, poor, provincial,
     punk, puny, purblind, pussyfooting, quibbling, rank, reptilian,
     scabby, scrubby, scruffy, scummy, scurvy, shabby, shallow, shoddy,
     shoestring, short, shortsighted, shuffling, skin-deep, slight,
     small, small-beer, small-minded, small-time, squalid, stingy,
     straitlaced, stuffy, superficial, tight, tight-fisted, tinhorn,
     tiny, trichoschistic, trifling, trinal, trivial, two-bit,
     two-by-four, twopenny-halfpenny, uncatholic, uncharitable,
     unchivalrous, unconsidered, ungenerous, unimportant, unliberal,
     unmentionable, unskillful, vile, wretched  
     
Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer (1990) :

  Petty, TX
    Zip code(s): 75470

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