dwarf|ish

dwarf|ish
dwarf|ish «DWR fihsh», adjective.
like a dwarf; much smaller than average; diminutive: »

What is an Epigram? A dwarfish whole, Its body brevity, and wit its soul (Samuel Taylor Coleridge).

SYNONYM(S): pygmy, puny.
dwarf´ish|ly, adverb.
dwarf´ish|ness, noun.

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  • dwarf´ish|ness — dwarf|ish «DWR fihsh», adjective. like a dwarf; much smaller than average; diminutive: »What is an Epigram? A dwarfish whole, Its body brevity, and wit its soul (Samuel Taylor Coleridge). SYNONYM(S): pygmy, puny. –dwarf´ish|ly, adverb.… …   Useful english dictionary

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