noun, plural dwarves [dwawrvz], /dwɔrvz/, dwarfs.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of dwarf
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OTHER WORDS FROM dwarfdwarflike, adjectivedwarfness, nounun·dwarfed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for dwarf
Red dwarfs are very active stars, crackling with activity and hurling blistering pulses of energy into space.Violent space weather could limit life on nearby exoplanets|Paola Rosa-Aquino|December 11, 2020|Popular Science
Its case numbers were dwarfing those in every other state including New South Wales, home to the country’s other great metropolis, Sydney.
It’s a window into how much the virus itself, and the financial hardships it’s created, will likely dwarf other issues.Sacramento Report: Shutdowns Loom as the Legislature Returns|Sara Libby|December 4, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The value of that would dwarf any gains that any of us could ever hope to see from the stock market.The stock market is soaring to new heights. But most Americans aren’t along for the ride.|Allan Sloan|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
Still, astronomers can see brown dwarfs because the youngest ones do emit light.
Tallness, being an impulse toward extension, can never be Dwarfness, which is an impulse toward contraction.
Dwarfness (or lesser stature) and Whiteness (or lesser colour) are Recessive, and are obviously Female traits.
If we are to get the effect of dwarfness, we must be sure that the stock is itself really dwarf.The Apple-Tree|L. H. Bailey
There are plants that are dwarf and can transmit only Dwarfness to offspring.
Dwarfness and Weakness are indirect and negative factors therein.