dwarfish

[ dwawr-fish ]
/ ˈdwɔr fɪʃ /

adjective

like a dwarf, especially in being abnormally small; diminutive.

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Origin of dwarfish

First recorded in 1555–65; dwarf + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM dwarfish

dwarf·ish·ly, adverbdwarf·ish·ness, noun
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