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English definition of “midget”

midget

adjective [before noun]     /ˈmɪdʒ.ɪt/
describes an object that is much smaller than usual: a midget submarine/carSmallExtremely small US Midget sports are organized competitions for children: Tyler wasn't interested in signing up for midget football.Children's games
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