Meaning of “dwarf” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /dwɔːf/

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

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

an offensive word for someone who is very short

dwarf adjective

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

(Definition of “dwarf noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)