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1 dwarf /ˈdwoɚf/ noun
plural dwarfs /ˈdwoɚfs/ also dwarves /ˈdwoɚvz/
1 dwarf
/ˈdwoɚf/
noun
plural dwarfs /ˈdwoɚfs/ also dwarves /ˈdwoɚvz/
Learner's definition of DWARF
[count]
in stories : a creature that looks like a small man and that often lives underground and has magical powers
sometimes offensive : a person who is much smaller than most people because of a medical condition
see also white dwarf

— dwarfish

/ˈdwoɚfɪʃ/ adjective
2 dwarf /ˈdwoɚf/ verb
dwarfs; dwarfed; dwarfing
2 dwarf
/ˈdwoɚf/
verb
dwarfs; dwarfed; dwarfing
Learner's definition of DWARF
[+ object]
: to make (something) look very small or unimportant when compared with something else usually used as (be) dwarfed
3 dwarf /ˈdwoɚf/ adjective
3 dwarf
/ˈdwoɚf/
adjective
Learner's definition of DWARF
always used before a noun of a plant or animal
: smaller than normal size
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