noun, plural dwarfs, dwarves.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of dwarf
Related formsdwarf·like, adjectivedwarf·ness, nounun·dwarfed, adjective
Examples from the Web for dwarf
Another group of mistletoes, dwarf mistletoes, does things a bit differently.
“Dwarf mistletoe is freaky, freaky, freaky stuff,” says David Watson, an ecologist at Charles Sturt University in Australia.
The city is incredibly violent for its size, on par with metropolises that dwarf the town.
If they succeed, their dismantling of the ACA will dwarf everything else that has happened in our era.Conservatives Find Typo in Obamacare, Try to Kill People With It|Michael Tomasky|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the U.S., dwarf tossing has been condemned as a cruel excuse for a sport.
It was moonlight, and the dwarf oak-trees made druid shadows all along the leafy galleries that overhung the pools.The Worshipper of the Image|Richard Le Gallienne
The dwarf glanced at Natan and motioned to her to send him away.Jessica, the Heiress|Evelyn Raymond
"The wind and I take no note of each other," answered the dwarf, lifting her chilled nose skyward.The Lady of Fort St. John|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
The duke ordered the dwarf to make the rare dish for the next banquet.ZigZag Journeys in Northern Lands;|Hezekiah Butterworth
We have already admitted that he who knows not God may not be a monster; we cannot say he will not be a dwarf.Natural Law in the Spiritual World|Henry Drummond