lilliputian

phonetic symbol: / lɪ̀ləpjúʃən / 

lilliputian - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift

[ noun ]
■ a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (informal) small and of little importance
e.g.)
・our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
fiddling , footling , little , niggling , petty , picayune , piddling , piffling , trivial

[ adjective satellite ]
■ very small
e.g.)
・a lilliputian chest of drawers
bantam , diminutive , flyspeck , midget , petite , tiny

[ adjective ]
■ tiny
■ relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Lilliput
e.g.)
・the Lilliputian population

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