Lilliputian

adjective
Lil·li·pu·tian | \ˌli-lə-ˈpyü-shən \

Definition of Lilliputian 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Lilliputians or the island of Lilliput

2 often not capitalized

a : small, miniature a Lilliputian camera

b : petty

Lilliputian

noun

Definition of Lilliputian (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : an inhabitant of Lilliput

2 often not capitalized : one resembling a Lilliputian especially : an undersized individual

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Examples of Lilliputian in a Sentence

Adjective

to the Lilliputian minds of that small town any depiction of the nude, regardless of its artistry, was pornographic a model train carrying Lilliputian figures through a miniature landscape

First Known Use of Lilliputian

Adjective

1726, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1726, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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