1. [ verb ] cast a shadow
Synonyms: overshadow shadow
Related terms: dominate
2. [ noun ] a person who is abnormally small
Synonyms: nanus midget
Related terms: small_person hypoplastic_dwarf
3. [ adjective ] atypically small
Synonyms: dwarfish

"dwarf tree" "dwarf star"

Related terms: small
4. [ verb ] check the growth of

"the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines"

Related terms: stunt
5. [ noun ] (folklore) a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
Synonyms: gnome
Related terms: fairy andvari nibelung