Definition for dwarves (2 of 2)
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 dwarves
You almost wish Tolkien had stopped with six dwarves [laughs].
Still, we had the 13 dwarves to deal with, but at least in this movie we get to knock a couple off, which is a relief.
“The police were forced into arresting thousands of dwarves,” Flood said.Why the Left Protests Better: A History of ‘Disobedient Objects’|Nico Hines|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The “seven dwarves” is a political “diss” from the 1988 Democratic primary.
Smaug, of course, is the dragon who stole the dwarves land from Thorin and his forefathers.‘The Hobbit’: 19 Changes from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Novel to Peter Jackson’s Movie|Anna Klassen|December 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Dwarves and mine-men went about, unfailingly, with a purseful of gold.Brownies and Bogles|Louise Imogen Guiney
And the dwarves, and fays, and fairies all alike have gone away.
Waving his long arms, he towered over the men milling around him like a giant commanding an army of dwarves.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea