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midget

midg·et

midget

 
pronunciation:
mI jiht
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (sometimes considered offensive) a much smaller than average person whose body is typically proportioned.
similar words:
dwarf, homunculus, lilliputian, manikin, midge
definition 2: something that is unusually small for its kind.
synonyms:
diminutive, dwarf, miniature, pygmy, shrimp
similar words:
small, toy
definition 3: one of a class of very small things, esp. a variety of very small racing car or sailboat.
similar words:
diminutive, dwarf, miniature, small, toy
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: unusually small.
synonyms:
diminutive, dwarfish, lilliputian, miniature, teeny, tiny, toy
similar words:
little, small, wee
definition 2: belonging to a class of scaled down or miniaturized things.
a midget racing car
similar words:
diminutive, dwarfish, lilliputian, miniature, tiny, toy