Definition of midget noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmɪdʒɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪdʒɪt//
    Body shape
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  1. 1(taboo, offensive) an extremely small person, who will never grow to a normal size because of a physical problem; a person suffering from dwarfism See related entries: Body shape
  2. 2(informal) a very small person or animal
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: from midge + -et.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: midget

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