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Definition of Petty

Petty
Petty Pet"ty, a. [Compar. Pettier; superl. Pettiest.] [OE. petit, F. petit; probably of Celtic origin, and akin to E. piece. Cf. Petit.] Little; trifling; inconsiderable; also, inferior; subordinate; as, a petty fault; a petty prince. --Denham. Like a petty god I walked about, admired of all. --Milton. 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. Note: For petty constable, petty jury, petty larceny, petty treason, See Petit. Syn: Little; diminutive; inconsiderable; inferior; trifling; trivial; unimportant; frivolous.

Meaning of Petty from wikipedia

- Petty may refer to: Bruce Petty (born 1929), Australian political satirist and cartoonist Bryce Petty (born 1991), American football player Dini Petty...
- Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor. He was the lead vocalist...
- A Petty Officer (PO) is a non-commissioned officer in many navies and is given the NATO rank denotion OR-5 or OR-6. In many nations, they are typically...
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were an American rock band from Gainesville, Florida. Formed in 1976, the band originally comprised Tom Petty (lead singer...
- Richard Lee Petty (born July 2, 1937), nicknamed "The King", is an American former stock car racing driver who raced from 1958 to 1992 in the former NASCAR...
- Lee Petty, and father of racer Adam Petty, who was killed in a crash during practice in May 2000. Petty last drove the No. 45 Dodge Charger for Petty Enterprises...
- Lori Petty (born October 14, 1963) is an American actress. She is noted for her roles as Tyler Endicott in the 1991 film Point Break, Kit Keller in A...
- master chief petty officer collar device U.S. Coast Guard master chief petty officer sleeve rating insignia United States Navy master chief petty officer collar...
- Petty cash is a small amount of discretionary funds in the form of cash used for expenditures where it is not sensible to make any disbur****t by cheque...
- discography of Tom Petty, who was an American singer, songwriter and musician. Petty released 13 studio albums as the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers...