dwarves dwarves  /d ˈwɔrvz/


  1. (n) a person who is markedly small
  2. (n) a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
  3. (n) a plant or animal that is atypically small
  4. (v) make appear small by comparison
  5. (v) check the growth of



  1. The dwarves playing follow-the-leader were never programmed to do this.
  2. There's plenty of lore for the scholars and superfans, and there's no shortage of elves and dwarves and mighty smiting for the casual fan.
  3. Among the area's nightclubs and restaurants is the Hobbit House, a live-music bar owned and staffed by a cooperative of midgets and dwarves.


  • Desolation of Smaug Kili, In Real Life...

    Aidan Turner was cast as Kili , one of the youngest dwarves in the Hobbit film series.  Kili and his brother Fili are among the twelve companions of Thorin and Bilbo on their adventure to reclaim the Lonely Mountain. Below you'll find several photos of Aidan Turner... in case you're curious to see what The Desolation of Smaug's Kili looks like in real life.  Enjoy. Aidan Turner plays Kili in The ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Zimbio


  1. "The last of those three factors dwarves the others," said John Kennedy, chairman and chief executive of IFPI.
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: John F Kennedy Source: Financial Times (subscription)

  2. "The Juniors Division will be comprised of world-class athletes at or below 5 feet tall. Midgets, dwarves, the little people; they're all welcome," said Smackdown General Manager Teddy Long in the article. "We don't discriminate against...
    on Oct 16, 2005 By: Teddy Long Source: SLAM! Sports

  3. "We will not be a happy people if we remain a defeated nation. We will not be a happy people if our honor and dignity are flouted by all kinds of separatists, enemies and dwarves. Our economy will not be prosperous until we are able to control our...
    on Apr 2, 2004 By: Mikhail Saakashvili Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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