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synonyms for dwarfish

  • dwarf
  • dwarfed
  • scrub
  • short
  • shot
  • shrimp
  • wee
  • bantam
  • diminutive
  • half-pint
  • little
  • measly
  • mite
  • peanut
  • peewee
  • pint-sized
  • runted
  • runtish
  • runty
  • small
  • small-fry
  • tiny
  • undergrown
  • undersized
  • yea big
  • yea high

antonyms for dwarfish

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  • large
  • developing
  • growing
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How to use dwarfish in a sentence

Dialect is the elf rather than the genius of place, and a dwarfish master of the magic of local things.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
These men are described as small and dwarfish in appearance and as possessing Eskimo characteristics.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
And the foremost of the troop, a thick dwarfish man with a huge two-handed sword, stood aside.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
A quaint dwarfish figure, crippled but full of vigour, stumped up to the platform.
THE MAJORRALPH CONNOR
Besides the extraordinary great in every species, the opposite to this, the dwarfish and diminutive, ought to be considered.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
In their progress, they at length reached a broad prairie, bounded by Palo Alto, a thick grove of dwarfish trees.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
On the following morning "a wonderfully dwarfish black boy" was found "clinging by the hands to one of the bungs."
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
After six still seconds Turnbull could stand it no longer, but called out to the dwarfish thing—in what words heaven knows.
THE BALL AND THE CROSSG.K. CHESTERTON
And it came into my thought that the dwarfish Bartholomews had given her news of my doings and my whereabouts.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Upon a large flat stone, at no great distance, sat a dwarfish figure.
THE YOUNG CONTINENTALS AT BUNKER HILLJOHN T. MCINTYRE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DWARFISH

  • baby
  • bantam
  • diminutive
  • dwarfish
  • mini
  • miniature
  • petite
  • pint-sized
  • pocket
  • pocket-sized
  • small
  • stunted
  • tiny
  • undersized
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