Definition of munchkin in English:


Syllabification: munch·kin
Pronunciation: /ˈmənCHkin


North American informal
A child or short person.
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  • Work's over, the boss is off my back, and the munchkins are out of school.
  • All of which should distract them from the fact that they're hauling the little munchkins back to school tomorrow.
  • Will he return the money to the munchkins and stop exploiting the children?


from the Munchkins, depicted as a race of small childlike creatures, in L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900).

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