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Lilliputian (adj.)

"diminutive, tiny," literally "pertaining to Lilliput," the fabulous island whose inhabitants were six inches high, a name coined by Jonathan Swift in "Gulliver's Travels" (1726). Swift left no explanation of the origin of the word.

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Definitions of Lilliputian from WordNet
1
lilliputian (adj.)
very small;
a lilliputian chest of drawers
Synonyms: bantam / diminutive / midget / petite / tiny / flyspeck
lilliputian (adj.)
(informal) small and of little importance;
our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
Synonyms: fiddling / footling / little / niggling / piddling / piffling / petty / picayune / trivial
2
lilliputian (n.)
a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian);
3
Lilliputian (n.)
a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift;
4
Lilliputian (adj.)
tiny; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Lilliput;
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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