Same Word, Different Meanings
The word was 'dinky'!
At first I looked it up in the 'Oxford':
Brit. Informal attractively small and neat.
and then by chance I checked it out in the 'Cambridge':
(infml) unpleasantly small or slight
Dazed by this obvious contradiction, I finally consulted with the 'Longman':
1 British English small and attractive:
a dinky little bag
2 American English too small and often not very nice:
It was a really dinky hotel room.
That was interesting to me. Just wanted to share it with you in this dinky post! (read it with British accent, please!)
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