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synonyms for midge

  • Lilliputian
  • half-pint
  • homunculus
  • midget
  • peewee
  • punk
  • shrimp
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How to use midge in a sentence

Images of the fossils’ soft tissues, captured with scanning electron microscopy, reveal them in astonishing detail, from the facets of a crane fly’s compound eye to phantom midges trapped in a fish’s stomach.
SEE STUNNING FOSSILS OF INSECTS, FISH AND PLANTS FROM AN ANCIENT AUSTRALIAN FORESTCAROLYN GRAMLINGJANUARY 7, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
Blue Midge,—feather of Waterhen's neck,—lead coloured silk for body, grizzled hackle for legs.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Why, there is one who has reached the top; he is not to be compared with a fly so much as a midge—who would have thought it?
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
In another minute Midge was on her sled, and, with one red-mittened hand waving on high, was whizzing down the hill.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
The squire shook his head to drive the thought away—yet it persisted, coming back like a midge dancing before his face.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
Thus ordered, Captain Cavendish opened the door and began calling loudly on the unknown lady bearing the name of Midge.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
I have always liked Midge since, and I believe she loves me with the faithful and blind fidelity of—but no irreverence—a dog.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
Midge stood blinking in the doorway, holding a candle above her head, which tar-mop was now tied up in a red flannel petticoat.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
Midge scolded the young lady roundly on many an occasion, and Natty took it good-humoredly always.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
Cherrie had come in afterward to retail the town-gossip, and had but just departed; and now the old lady was raging to Midge.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
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WORDS RELATED TO MIDGE

  • Lilliputian
  • Tom Thumb
  • bantam
  • half-pint
  • homuncule
  • homunculus
  • manikin
  • midge
  • peewee
  • pipsqueak
  • pygmy
  • runt
  • shrimp
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.