Origin of gnome1
Related formsgnom·ish, adjective
Examples from the Web for gnomish
All his brave resolutions seemed to drain away before their old, gnomish faces.The Colors of Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
Presently his face, preternaturally solemn and gnomish behind the goggles, protruded over the rim.
A quick visualization of that gnomish, froggish face was enough to dispel the suspicion.
Out from the yellow heart of the pansy-blackness her small, grave, gnomish face peered after him with pristine frankness.Little Eve Edgarton|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott