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Verb: dwarf  dworf
  1. Make appear small by comparison
    "This year's debt dwarfs that of last year";
    - shadow, overshadow
     
  2. Check the growth of
    "the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines"
Noun: dwarf (dwarfs,dwarves)  dworf
  1. A person who is markedly small
    - midget, nanus
     
  2. A legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
    - gnome
     
  3. A plant or animal that is atypically small

Derived forms: dwarfs, dwarves, dwarfing, dwarfed

Type of: being, command, dominate, faerie, faery, fairy, fay, organism, overlook, overtop, small person, sprite, stunt

Encyclopedia: Dwarf, achondroplastic