(noun, adjective)


1. tiny; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Lilliput

- the Lilliputian population

2. very small

- a lilliputian chest of drawers

Similar word(s): little, small, bantam, diminutive, flyspeck, midget, petite, tiny

3. (informal) small and of little importance

- our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war

Similar word(s): unimportant, fiddling, footling, little, niggling, petty, picayune, piddling, piffling, trivial


1. a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)

Definition categories: person

2. a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift

Definition categories: person