dwarfish

[dwawr-fish]
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Origin of dwarfish

First recorded in 1555–65; dwarf + -ish1
Related formsdwarf·ish·ly, adverbdwarf·ish·ness, noun

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Word Origin and History for dwarfish
adj.

1560s, from dwarf (n.) + -ish. Related: Dwarfishly; dwarfishness.

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