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Topic: HUMAN

Date: 1800-1900
Origin: midge


1 noun
midg‧et1 [countable]
1HBH taboo a very offensive word for someone who is very short because their body has not grown normally. Do not use this word. [↪ dwarf]
2 British English informalHBH someone who is not very tall
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