usage note for midget
OTHER WORDS FROM midgetmidg·et·ism, noun
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How to use midget in a sentence
So he would race on these ice flat tracks and then he raced what’s called midgets, which is really just a car with these big tires and big dirt tracks and oval dirt tracks.Danica Patrick on Why She Never Loved Racing and Her Post-Track Career|Joshua Eferighe|January 30, 2021|Ozy
Sefolosha, who is 6 feet, 7 inches tall, called the cop a “midget.”New York City Paid an NBA Star Millions After an NYPD Officer Broke His Leg. The Officer Paid Little Price.|by Mike Hayes for ProPublica|January 12, 2021|ProPublica
The mass-midget mind was concretized with the very idea that “free thought” means “free stuff.”Van Dyke Parks on How Songwriters Are Getting Screwed in the Digital Age|Van Dyke Parks|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There, Belfort and his cronies are tossing a “midget” into a target in the center of the office.The 21 Craziest Moments in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’: Cocaine-Fueled Orgies and More|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had worked at the Chicago Rose Fair on the midget orchestra.Meet Ruth Duccini, a Munchkin From ‘The Wizard of Oz’|Ramin Setoodeh|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Where else would you find a midget on stilts peering into the shadowy corners of a storage locker with night vision equipment?
The midget recovered Alfred's knife from the dust and walked over to the trailer that he noted had a wooden coop of slats aboard.
"Gillis Station," he called out to the midget who had remained very quiet.
It was no doubt a singular sight to the residents to see a midget with six-footers, but it was just that way.
Reappearing with the dead body, he bore it in his huge arms to the stoneboat: a midget carrying a giant.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
To the midget stuff I thought I would add a few paragraphs about circus people, the different kinds and what they do.
British Dictionary definitions for midget
- something small of its kind
- (as modifier)a midget car