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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 and Etymology 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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