Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Oh, you! Not entirely — Probably < early Scandinavian (cf. Icelandic nirfill miser (17th c.), Norwegian regional nørle small conceited person, nurvil small thick-set person, Swedish regional nyrvil naughty boy, changeling), app. < the Scandinavian base of Norwegian regional nurv small thick-set person (of uncertain origin) + the Scandinavian base of Norwegian regional -le suffix.

    August 3, 2008

  • i.e. a dwarf

    August 3, 2008

  • A dwarfish person.

    August 3, 2008