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    lilliputian

    lilliputian - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lilliputian

    Definition
    (noun) a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian) Definition
    (noun) a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift Definition
    (adj) tiny; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Lilliput
    Example Sentence
    • the Lilliputian population
    Definition
    (adj) very small
    Synonyms : bantam , diminutive , flyspeck , midget , petite , tiny
    Example Sentence
    • diminutive in stature
    • a lilliputian chest of drawers
    • her petite figure
    • tiny feet
    • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy
    Definition
    (adj) (informal) small and of little importance
    Example Sentence
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
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lilliputian is a also a brand of clothes for small childrens.

How I Met Your Mother-- Character LILY.. remember she's small in ht and puts on extremely small issues before Marshall

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