Petit and Petite !!! Hey all ,,, just wanted to make sure if I can use ( petit ) to describe a guy`s body type in comparison to the word ( petite ) that describes a woman`s body type .... Thanks guys for helping :D
May 6, 2013 11:27 PM
Answers · 4
Not in the US. "Petite" is a measurement for women's clothing sizes here. I think a petite blouse or dress is the smallest size. It's the french word for "small", as you probably know. In our legal system there is something called a 'petit jury'. It's probably from Latin and I don't know exactly what it means to be honest. Maybe it's for a small claims civil suit. So yeah, don't ever call a guy "petite" here. It might cause offense.
May 6, 2013
Petit is used with a masculine noun Petite is used with a feminine noun it means little
May 6, 2013
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