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Dictionary definition for: Lilliputian

1. (n) a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)

2. (a) tiny; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Lilliput; "the Lilliputian population"

3. (n) a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift

4. (s) very small; "diminutive in stature" "a lilliputian chest of drawers" "her petite figure" "tiny feet" "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"

5. (s) (informal terms) small and of little importance; "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" "Mickey Mouse regulations" "a dispute over nig

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