midget midget  /ˈmɪ dʒət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who is markedly small
  2. (adj) very small

Usage(s):

  • They needed a scuba-diving midget.

News

  1. Punch Shots: Ouch-o Sting-o! ... Johnson just can’t seem to keep his hands to himself

    OK, anybody who has played a team sport, from midget field hockey to professional football and everywhere in between, has done it or had it done to them.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

  2. Local Sports

    MARQUETTE — A new Marquette Electricians Midget AAA head hockey coach could be named by the end of the week.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Mining Journal

  3. Quarter midget racers raising money to build new track

    GREAT FALLS - Quarter midget racing is a form of automobile racing, so named because they're one-fourth the size of an adult midget car. The sport is typically for kids ages 5 to 15.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KPAX Missoula

Quotes

  1. NEW YORK (AP) -A day after Barry Bonds called him a "little midget man who knows (nothing) about baseball," broadcaster Bob Costas said he wasn't upset with the San Francisco Giants slugger and responded with a jab of his own.
    on Jul 26, 2007 By: Barry Bonds Source: SI.com

  2. "It's disappointing to find out I'm a midget," Beasley said. "No matter if I'm 5 feet or 8-1, I'm the same player. I didn't know there was a height requirement for the NBA."
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: Michael Beasley Source: Rocky Mountain News

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