Lilliputian meaning

lĭlə-pyo͝oshən
A very small person or being.
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Very small; diminutive.
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Trivial; petty.
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Of Lilliput or its people.
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Very small; tiny.
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Narrow-minded; petty.
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An inhabitant of Lilliput.
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A very small person.
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A narrow-minded person.
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A very small person or being.
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Very small, diminutive.
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Trivial, petty.
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Alternative form of lilliputian.
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Alternative form of lilliputian.
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Origin of lilliputian

  • After Lilliput , a country in Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, where everything was diminutive

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the name of a fictional island called Lilliput in the novel Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

    From Wiktionary