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Meaning of Lilliputian

Lil•li•pu•tian

Pronunciation: (lil"i-py'shun), [key]
— adj.
  1. extremely small; tiny; diminutive.
  2. petty; trivial: Our worries are Lilliputian when compared with those of people whose nations are at war.
—n.
  1. an inhabitant of Lilliput.
  2. a very small person.
  3. a person who is narrow or petty in outlook.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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