extremely small; tiny; diminutive.
petty; trivial: Our worries are Lilliputian when compared with those of people whose nations are at war.
an inhabitant of Lilliput.
a very small person.
a person who is narrow or petty in outlook.
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How to use Lilliputian in a sentence
Has anyone noticed how diminished, how very Lilliputian, America has become?
How could he pick the Lilliputian city whose favorite place of worship is the Rocky statue at the foot of an art museum?Cliff Lee Signs With the Phillies: Get Over It, New York | Buzz Bissinger | December 15, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was all cherry satin and white lace, the furniture Lilliputian, to match the proportions of the room and the lady.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
You will read Boccaccio, whose tales are intaglios carved with exquisitely licentious and Lilliputian scenes.Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
Little Katy laughed outright, as the idea of this Lilliputian combatant presented itself.Ruth Hall | Fanny Fern
Her humble origin certainly did not betray itself in her hands and feet, which were exquisite in shape and Lilliputian in size.The Elusive Pimpernel | Baroness Emmuska Orczy
The toilet of this Lilliputian in feathers, performed on her chosen twig as it often was, interested me greatly.A Bird-Lover in the West | Olive Thorne Miller
British Dictionary definitions for Lilliputian
a tiny person or being
tiny; very small
petty or trivial
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