[lil-i-puht, -puh t] /ˈlɪl ɪˌpʌt, -pət/
an imaginary country inhabited by people about 6 inches (15 cm) tall, described in Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels.
The first land that Lemuel Gulliver visits in Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift. The inhabitants, though human in form, are only six inches tall.
Note: Something “lilliputian” (lil-i-pyooh-shuhn) is very small. The expression is especially appropriate for a miniature version of something.
[lil-i-pyoo-shuh n] /ˌlɪl ɪˈpyu ʃən/ adjective 1. extremely small; tiny; diminutive. 2. petty; trivial: Our worries are Lilliputian when compared with those of people whose nations are at war. noun 3. an inhabitant of . 4. a very small person. 5. a person who is narrow or petty in outlook. /ˌlɪlɪˈpjuːʃɪən/ noun 1. a tiny […]
[lil-oh] /ˈlɪl oʊ/ noun 1. George, 1693?–1739, English dramatist.
[lil-e] /ˈlɪl ɛ/ noun 1. a female given name. /ˈlɪlɪ/ noun (pl) lilies 1. any liliaceous perennial plant of the N temperate genus Lilium, such as the Turk’s-cap lily and tiger lily, having scaly bulbs and showy typically pendulous flowers 2. the bulb or flower of any of these plants 3. any of various similar […]
/ˈlɪlɪˌpɪlɪ/ noun 1. (Austral) a tall myrtaceous tree, Acmena smithii, having dark green leaves, spikes of feathery flowers, and white to purplish edible berries