A dwarf is defined as a person or thing that is much smaller than typical.(noun)
An example of a dwarf is a sunflower that only grows to two feet tall.
Dwarf means to keep or make small, or to make something seem small by comparison.(verb)
The definition of dwarf is a person or thing that hasn't or won't reach typical size.(adjective)
An example of dwarf is the planet Ceres.
See dwarf in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME dwerf, dwergh < OE dweorg, akin to Ger zwerg < IE *dhwergh-, prob. < base *dhwer-, to trick, injure > Sans dhvarati, (he) injures
See dwarf in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. dwarfs dwarfs or dwarves (dwôrvz)
Origin: Middle English dwerf
Origin: , from Old English dweorh.
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