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  Definition of dwarf
  1. a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
  2. a person who is abnormally small
  3. check the growth of; "the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines"
  4. make appear small by comparison; "This year''s debt dwarves that of last year"
Similar Words: gnome, midget, nanus, shadow, overshadow

 

Hyponyms: Nibelung, Andvari, primordial dwarf, hypoplastic dwarf, true dwarf, normal dwarf

 

Derivational Morphology: shadow, overshadow, midget, nanus

 

Language Translations:
Basque: txatxar   Bosnian: patuljak  
Catalan: nano   Chinese: 矮人  
Croatian: patuljak   Danish: dværg  
Dutch: dwerg   Finnish: kääpiö  
French: nain   German: Zwerg  
Hebrew: גמד   Hungarian: törpe  
Italian: nano   Japanese: 小びと  
Korean: 난쟁이   Norwegian: dverg  
Novial: nane   Polish: krasnolud  
Portuguese: anão   Romanian: pitic  
Russian: карлик   Slovak: trpaslík  
Slovene: pritlikavec   Spanish: enano  
Swedish: dvärg   Telugu: మరుగుజ్జు  
 
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