Pronunciation of Dwarfish
/dwˈɔːfɪʃ/, /dwˈɔːfɪʃ/, /d_w_ˈɔː_f_ɪ_ʃ/
Synonyms for dwarfish:
teeny-weeny, meager, piddling, negligible, short, miserly, slight, compact, slim, picayune, scanty, petite, miniature, weeny, minor, toy, niggardly, modest, small, trifling, smallish, beggarly, nugatory, delicate, scant, teensy, teeny, ungenerous, baby, bantam, wee, stingy, paltry, pocket, sparing, minimal, little, microscopic, diminutive, tiny, deficient, minute, puny, itty-bitty, spare, scrawny.
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Usage examples for dwarfish:
- He looked like some dwarfish general of old times. - "Dwellers in the Hills", Melville Davisson Post.
- " There never was a time we were not fond of each other,- ever since you were so high," pointing to what would represent the height of an extremely dwarfish infant of seven or eight months. - "Not Like Other Girls", Rosa N. Carey.
- And the dwarfish spirits of the woods that carried Nele said to her also: " Why are you not a spirit like us that we might take you?" - "The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the land of Flanders and elsewhere", Charles de Coster.