dwarf

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Singular
dwarf

Plural
dwarfs

Singular
dwarf

Plural
dwarves

  1. A very little person. A dwarf is a person whose size is much smaller than average.
    She is a dwarf, only three feet (one meter) tall.
    Some dwarfs used to be shown in circuses like strange animals.
  2. (fantasy) or (folklore) A race of small people, sometime with long beards. This is a type of fictional character found in legends all over the world, whose main characteristic is being much shorter than normal.
    In Scandinavian legends dwarves are considered as a true people, different from human beings.
    Snow white was adopted by seven dwarves.
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Positive
dwarf

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If something is dwarf is it smaller than normal. Anything of a much smaller than average size can be called dwarf..
    I kept a dwarf tree in my house.
    Dwarf rabbits are quite popular pet rabbits.

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Plain form
dwarf

Third-person singular
dwarfs

Past tense
dwarfed

Past participle
dwarfed

Present participle
dwarfing

  1. If X dwarfs Y, X is much bigger than Y.
    The elephant dwarfed the people with it.
    The new building will dwarf the old one.