Synonyms of dwarf in English:

dwarf


See definition of dwarf

noun

1

SYNONYMS

small person, short person, person of restricted growth

midget, pygmy

rare manikin, homunculus, Lilliputian

2‘the wizard captured the dwarf’

SYNONYMS

gnome, goblin, hobgoblin, troll, imp, elf, brownie, kelpie, leprechaun, fairy, pixie, sprite

ANTONYMS

giant


adjective

1‘the driveway was flanked by dwarf conifers’

SYNONYMS

miniature, small, little, tiny, minute, toy, pocket, diminutive, baby, pygmy, stunted, undersized, undersize, small-scale, scaled-down, fun-size

Scottish wee

North American vest-pocket

informal mini, teeny, teeny-weeny, teensy-weensy, itsy-bitsy, tiddly, pint-sized, half-pint, sawn-off, knee-high to a grasshopper

British informal titchy, ickle

North American informal little-bitty

ANTONYMS

giant


verb

1‘either of the two blocks would dwarf any existing building in Ireland’

SYNONYMS

dominate, tower above, tower over, loom over, overlook, overshadow, overtop

2‘her progress was dwarfed by the achievements of her sister’

SYNONYMS

overshadow, outshine, put in the shade, surpass, exceed, outclass, outstrip, outdo, top, cap, trump, transcend

shame, put to shame, diminish, minimize

archaic extinguish, outrival