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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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midgetmidg‧et1 /ˈmɪdʒɪt/ noun [countable]  1 HBHSHORT PERSON taboo a very offensive word for someone who is very short because their body has not grown normally. Do not use this word.dwarf2 British English informalHBHSHORT PERSON someone who is not very tall
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midgetThe skyscraper is a midget by today's standards.
midgetmidget2 adjective [only before noun]  SMALLvery small a midget submarine
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midgetBut he keeps rushing out to see the midget auto races.
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