What is another word for lilliput?

4 synonyms found


[ lˈɪlɪpˌʊt], [ lˈɪlɪpˌʊt], [ l_ˈɪ_l_ɪ_p_ˌʊ_t]

Lilliput is an adjective used to describe something small or tiny. It originates from the fictional island of Lilliput from Jonathan Swift's novel, Gulliver's Travels. However, there are plenty of other synonyms to describe something small and diminutive in size. Some of the words that can be used are diminutive, minute, petite, wee, tiny, minuscule, puny, and dainty. These words can be used interchangeably, depending on the context in which they are used. Whether for creative writing, poetry, or everyday conversation, having a variety of synonyms at hand can help diversify language and make communication more interesting and diverse.

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How to use "Lilliput" in context?

The land of lilliput is a small country that is positioned on the eastern border of the Gondwana continent. This land is bordered by the large land masses of Blefuscu to the north, Hitherland to the west and south, Brobdingnag to the south-east, and Urth to the east. It is said that the word Lilliput is derived from the word "liput," which means "small village." The country is ruled by the small, Gulliver-like creatures known as Lilliputians.

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