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 dwarfness
These last combine the erect bush-like habit of growth with the dwarfness of the Cupid.
A given gamete could carry tallness or dwarfness, but not both.Mendelism|Reginald Crundall Punnett
Dwarfness and Weakness are indirect and negative factors therein.
There are plants that are dwarf and can transmit only Dwarfness to offspring.
Tallness, being an impulse toward extension, can never be Dwarfness, which is an impulse toward contraction.