bantam definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous kinds of really small domestic fowl which can be often miniatures of members of bigger types.
    • a tiny but intense and spirited person.
    • any of several small chickens, particularly one that's a miniature type of another
    • multiple little barnyard fowl, with feathered feet, most likely brought from Bantam, an area of Java.
    • an over-all title for several kinds of the typical hen having the attribute of extremely diminutive size.
    • Same as Bantam-work.
    • some of different small breeds of fowl
    • some of various kinds of really small domestic fowl being often miniatures of people in larger breeds.
    • a tiny but intense and spirited individual.
    • some of several small birds, specifically one that is a miniature version of another
    • a number of small barnyard fowl, with feathered legs, probably brought from Bantam, an area of Java.
    • an over-all title for several types of the typical hen possessing the characteristic of extremely diminutive size.
    • Identical To Bantam-work.
    • any one of numerous little kinds of fowl
  • adjective:
    • Diminutive; tiny.
    • Aggressive and spirited.
    • little or mini
    • spirited or aggressive
    • very small
    • Diminutive; small.
    • Aggressive and spirited.
    • tiny or mini
    • spirited or intense
    • really small
  • others:
    • with respect to or resembling the bantam; associated with the strain of the bantam; therefore, diminutive; puny; absurdly combative, or fussy and consequential.
    • related to or resembling the bantam; regarding the breed of the bantam; therefore, diminutive; puny; absurdly combative, or fussy and consequential.

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