What are diminutive words?

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Dimunitive words are those words that have an affix attached to it and are used to show how small or unimportant something is. Examples of these words include: -let in booklet, -kin in lambkin, or -et in nymphet.
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Diminutive:1:very small; 2:a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to
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diminutive: a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness; very small
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How about "pipkin"? I believe it's a diminutive of "pipe."
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