Synonyms of dwarf


1. dwarf, midget, nanus, small person

usage: a person who is markedly small

2. gnome, dwarf, fairy, faery, faerie, fay, sprite

usage: a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure

3. dwarf, organism, being

usage: a plant or animal that is atypically small


1. shadow, overshadow, dwarf, dominate, command, overlook, overtop

usage: make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarfs that of last year"

2. dwarf, stunt

usage: check the growth of; "the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines"

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