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dwarf

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dwarf

  1. 1 a living thing much smaller than others of its kind Shetland ponies are the dwarfs of the horse world Synonyms of dwarf diminutive, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, scrub, shrimp, Tom Thumb Words Related to dwarf nubbin; mini, miniature; bantam; homunculus, hop-o'-my-thumb, manikin (also mannikin); half-pint Near Antonyms of dwarf whale, whopper Antonyms of dwarf behemoth, colossus, giant, jumbo, leviathan, mammoth, monster, titan

  2. 2 an imaginary being usually having a small human form and magical powers Snow White and the seven dwarfs Synonyms of dwarf brownie, fairy, elf, faerie (also faery), fay, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, leprechaun, pixie (also pixy), puck, sprite, trollWords Related to dwarf little people; kelpie, nixie; changeling; imp; banshee, ghoul, hag, ogre

  3. 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 Synonyms of dwarf cipher, nobody, half-pint, insect, insignificancy, lightweight, morsel, nonentity, nothing, nullity, number, pip-squeak, pygmy (also pigmy), shrimp, snippersnapper, twerp, whippersnapper, zero, zilchWords Related to dwarf no-name, noncelebrity; least; inferior, mediocrity, obscurity; figurehead, puppet; nonpersonNear Antonyms of dwarf chief, head, lead, leader; celebrity, luminary, notable, personality, planet, star, superstar; authority, superior; great power, party, powerAntonyms of dwarf big shot, big wheel, bigwig, eminence, figure, kahuna, kingpin, magnate, nabob, personage, somebody, VIP


dwarf

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dwarf

  1. to hold back the normal growth of shrubs dwarfed by the lack of water Synonyms of dwarf stunt, suppressWords Related to dwarf arrest, catch, check, halt, hold up, stall, stay, still, stop; balk, block, hold back, impede, obstruct, stem; diminish, downsize, shrinkNear Antonyms of dwarf advance, boost, encourage, forward, foster, nourish, nurture, promote



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