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Lilliputian

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

Definition of Lilliputian

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

Examples of lilliputian in a Sentence

  1. to the Lilliputian minds of that small town any depiction of the nude, regardless of its artistry, was pornographic

  2. a model train carrying Lilliputian figures through a miniature landscape

First Known Use of lilliputian

1726

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Lilliputian

noun

Definition of Lilliputian

1 : an inhabitant of Lilliput
2 often not capitalized : one resembling a Lilliputian; especially : an undersized individual

First Known Use of lilliputian

1726

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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