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Synonyms for pygmy
ˈpɪg mipygmy

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Wiktionary

  1. pygmynoun

    Synonyms:
    dwarf, midget, pygmyish, dwarfish

    Antonyms:
    giant

  2. pygmynoun

    Relating or belonging to the Pygmy people

    Synonyms:
    dwarf, midget, pygmyish, dwarfish

    Antonyms:
    giant

  3. pygmynoun

    Like a pygmy; unusually short or small for its kind

    Soil exhaustion ultimately produces a pygmy crop at best

    Synonyms:
    dwarf, midget, dwarfish, pygmyish

    Antonyms:
    giant

  4. pygmynoun

    Any dwarfish person

    Synonyms:
    dwarf, midget

    Antonyms:
    giant

  5. pygmynoun

    An insignificant person, at least in some respect

    Synonyms:
    midget, dwarf

    Antonyms:
    giant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pygmy, pigmynoun

    an unusually small individual

    Synonyms:
    pigmy

  2. Pygmy, Pigmynoun

    any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet

    Synonyms:
    pigmy

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pygmynoun

    Synonyms:
    dwarf, hop o' my thumb

  2. pygmyadjective

    Synonyms:
    dwarfish, PYGMEAN

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pygmy":

    pygmies, iguana, darter, dwarf

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How to use pygmy in a sentence?

  1. Oliver Herford:

    Cat a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.

  2. Rogatien Kitenge:

    The message was badly conveyed, going so far as to say (to pygmy women) that it was necessary to start sleeping with Bantu men. the water might be calm, but you can have crocodiles inside.

  3. Nicholas Pyenson:

    It's exciting to know more about the evolution of this enigmatic group, an entire description of a new fossil pygmy sperm whale — that's really valuable.

  4. Damon Knight:

    van Vogt is not a giant as often maintained. He's only a pygmy using a giant typewriter

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