Translation of "pygmy" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective also pigmy uk /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ us

A pygmy animal or bird is one of a type that is smaller than animals or birds of that type usually are.

a pygmy hippopotamus
a pygmy owl
noun also pigmy uk /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ us disapproving

someone who is not important or who has little skill

pigmeo, -a
a political pygmy
an intellectual pygmy

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


noun /ˈpiɡmi/ (plural pygmies, pigmies)

a member of an African race of very small people.


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