midget

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Midget \Midg"et\, noun [Dim. of midge.]

1. (Zool.) A minute bloodsucking fly. [Local, U. S.]

2. A very diminutive person having normal proportions of the body parts; compare {dwarf}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

midget

adjective

1: very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy" [syn: {bantam}, {diminutive}, {lilliputian}, {midget}, {petite}, {tiny}, {flyspeck}]

noun

1: a person who is markedly small [syn: {dwarf}, {midget}, {nanus}]


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