- 1. lilliputian, small person
- usage: a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)
- 2. Lilliputian
- usage: a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift
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- 1. Lilliputian
- usage: tiny; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Lilliput; "the Lilliputian population"
- 2. bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck, small (vs. large), little (vs. big)
- usage: very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"
- 3. fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial, unimportant (vs. important)
- usage: (informal) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"
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