from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A very small person or being.
- adj. Very small; diminutive.
- adj. Trivial; petty.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative form of lilliputian.
- adj. Alternative form of lilliputian.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One belonging to a very diminutive race described in Swift's “Voyage to Lilliput” or “Gulliver's Travels”.
- n. A person or thing of very small size.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the imaginary island of Lilliput described by Swift, or to its inhabitants.
- adj. Of very small size; diminutive; insignificant; dwarfed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Lilliput, an imaginary kingdom described in Swift's “Travels of Lemuel Gulliver,” or to its people, feigned to be pygmies about six inches high.
- Hence Of minute size.
- n. An inhabitant of the imaginary kingdom of Lilliput.
- n. A person of diminutive size; a very small dwarf.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)
- adj. tiny; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Lilliput
- adj. very small
- n. a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift
- adj. (informal) small and of little importance
After Lilliput, a country in Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, where everything was diminutive.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)