gulliver gulliver  /ˈɡə lɪ vər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fictional Englishman who travels to the imaginary land of Lilliput in a satirical novel by Jonathan Swift

News

  • Eaton Rapids couple celebrates 70-year love story

    EATON RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Charles Gulliver of Eaton Rapids got his first look at his wife, Nina, more than 70 years ago and knew it was a sign of great things to come.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WLNS Lansing

Quotes

  1. "The Israeli attack in Gaza was meant to destroy Hamas and tie Obama up like Gulliver," says Michael Scheuer, former head of the CIA's bin Laden unit and an outspoken critic of the US's pro-Israel policies.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Michael Scheuer Source: Joy Online

  2. "I propose that we view the whole of American life as a drama acted out upon the body of a Negro giant, who, lying trussed up like Gulliver, forms the stage and the scene upon which and within which the action unfolds," novelist and critic Ralph...
    on Jun 3, 2007 By: Ralph Ellison Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "You feel a little like Gulliver in Lilliput," Gergen said of the presidency.
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: David Gergen Source: Knowledge@Wharton

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