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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: Petty, Highland, Scotland Bruce Petty (born 1929), Australian political satirist and cartoonist Bryce Petty (born 1991), American...
- Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He was the...
- Richard Lee Petty (born July 2, 1937), nicknamed The King, is a former NASCAR driver who raced from 1958 to 1992 in the former NASCAR Grand National and...
- Lori Petty (born October 14, 1963) is an American actress and director. Her roles include playing Tyler Endicott in the 1991 film Point Break, Kit Keller...
- Chief Petty Officer (CPO) is the seventh Enlisted rank (E-7) in the United States Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Petty Officer First Cl**** and...
- Yasmine Petty is a transgender American model of Italian and Moroccan descent. Petty mostly works as a runway and editorial fashion model in addition to...
- Petty, and father of racer Adam Petty, who was killed in a crash during a practice in May 2000. Petty last drove the No. 45 Dodge Charger for Petty Enterprises...
- 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...
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (alternately Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers) was an American rock band from Gainesville, Florida. Formed in 1976, the band...
- chief petty officer cap and collar device U.S. Coast Guard master chief petty officer sleeve rating insignia United States Navy master chief petty officer...
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