Gulliver

noun
Gul·​li·​ver | \ ˈgə-lə-vər How to pronounce Gulliver (audio) \

Definition of Gulliver

: an Englishman in Jonathan Swift's satire Gulliver's Travels who makes voyages to the imaginary lands of the Lilliputians, Brobdingnagians, Laputans, and Houyhnhnms

First Known Use of Gulliver

1726, in the meaning defined above

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“Gulliver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gulliver. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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