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munchkin

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noun munch·kin \ˈmənch-ˌkin\

Simple Definition of munchkin

  • : a child or small person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of munchkin

  1. :  a person who is notably small and often endearing

Examples of munchkin in a sentence

  1. What's wrong, munchkin? she asked the toddler.



Origin of munchkin

the Munchkins, diminutive creatures in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) by L. Frank Baum


First Known Use: 1972


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