Translation of "dwarf" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /dwɔːf/ us /dwɔrf/

an imaginary creature like a little man, in children’s stories

enano, -a
adjective uk /dwɔːf/ us /dwɔrf/

A dwarf animal or plant is much smaller than the normal size.

verb uk /dwɔːf/ us /dwɔrf/

If something dwarfs other things, it is very big and makes them seem small.

The hotel is dwarfed by skyscrapers.

(Translation of “dwarf” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /dwoːf/ (plurals dwarfs, rare dwarves /dwoːvz/)

an animal, plant or person much smaller than normal

These rose plants are dwarves and may only grow up to 10 inches high.

in fairy tales etc, a creature like a tiny man, with magic powers

enano, duende
Snow White and the seven dwarfs.

(Translation of “dwarf” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)