dwarf

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dwarf

noun

Definition of DWARF

1
a living thing much smaller than others of its kind <Shetland ponies are the dwarfs of the horse world>
Synonyms diminutive, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, scrub, shrimp, Tom Thumb
Related Words nubbin; mini, miniature; bantam; homunculus, hop-o'-my-thumb, manikin (also mannikin); half-pint
Near Antonyms whale, whopper
2
an imaginary being usually having a small human form and magical powers <Snow White and the seven dwarfs>
Synonyms brownie, dwarf, elf, faerie (also faery), fay, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, leprechaun, pixie (also pixy), puck, sprite, troll
3
a person of no importance or influence <it would be ridiculous to compare the two sculptors—one's a giant of the art world and the other's a dwarf>

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