dwarf

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdwɔːrf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dwɔrf/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dwôrf )


Inflections of 'dwarf' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
dwarfs
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
dwarves
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
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dwarf

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [doesn't like, hates] being called a dwarf
  2. is a [fairy tale, cartoon, movie] dwarf
  3. dwarves in [fairy, fantasy] tales
  4. has been a dwarf since [birth, early childhood]
  5. the [house, building, plane] is a dwarf compared to
  6. makes [her, the next building] look like a dwarf
  7. is a dwarf of a [man, woman, dog]
  8. dwarves and [elves, goblins, fairies]
  9. the difference between a midget and a dwarf
  10. Snow White and the seven dwarves
  11. astronomy: [detect, orbit] a red dwarf
v
  1. their [tanks, ammunition, troops, numbers] dwarfed the enemy's
  2. the [building, skyscraper, monument] dwarfed the [church, house]
  3. the [church] is dwarfed by the [building]
  4. [earth] is dwarfed by [Jupiter, Saturn]
  5. her [talent, patience, salary] dwarfs mine
  6. the current [crisis, development] dwarfs all [others, gone before]
  7. dwarfed in [size, number, force, talent, importance]
  8. dwarfed [in, by] comparison [with, to]
  9. dwarfed the [old, other, previous]
  10. dwarfs [all, every] (other)
adj
  1. a dwarf [star, galaxy]
  2. dwarf [shrubs, marigolds, roses, plants]
  3. a dwarf-size [tree, shrub, plant]
  4. is dwarf in comparison (to)
  5. dwarf [rabbits, hamsters]
n as adj
  1. dwarf [lore, tales, myths]
  2. a dwarf star
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