Synonyms for midget

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After this you can leave that midget of yours in her care, Katherine.

The first cast of my midget flies across the pool brought no answer.

He cautioned all of us not to talk about your being smaller than common, being a midget.

"Why my outfit is still in the supply house in Omaha," countered the midget.

A midget is usually suave in manners and not easily embarrassed in public.

You understand I am not complaining of my lot as a midget, but I am fed up on the role.

Adine paused to chuckle a bit at the midget's interest in the recital.

"Maybe you didn't see 'em at their best," replied the midget quietly.

"I didn't say I had a man there or a midget either," he explained.

Kitty had a new slate, and Midget and King had new blankbooks.

WORD ORIGIN

as a type of tiny biting insect, 1839, American English, from midge, perhaps with diminutive suffix -et.

Transferred sense of "very small person" is attested by 1854. It is also noted mid-19c. as a pet form of Margaret.

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