Definition of dwarf verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dwarf

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dwɔːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dwɔːrf//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dwarf
BrE BrE//dwɔːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dwɔːrf//
 
he / she / it dwarfs
BrE BrE//dwɔːfs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dwɔːrfs//
 
past simple dwarfed
BrE BrE//dwɔːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dwɔːrft//
 
past participle dwarfed
BrE BrE//dwɔːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dwɔːrft//
 
-ing form dwarfing
BrE BrE//ˈdwɔːfɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdwɔːrfɪŋ//
 
 
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dwarf something to make something seem small or unimportant compared with something else The old houses were dwarfed by the huge new tower blocks. Word Origin Old English dweorg, dweorh, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch dwerg and German Zwerg.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dwarf