from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A grotesque elfin creature of folklore, thought to work mischief or evil.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mythical, humanoid creature, often found in contemporary fantasy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An evil or mischievous spirit; a playful or malicious elf; a frightful phantom; a gnome.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An imaginary being supposed to haunt dark or remote places, and to take an occasional capricious interest in human affairs; an elf; a sprite; an earthly spirit; particularly, a surly elf; a malicious fairy; a spirit of the woods; a demon of the earth; a gnome; a ko-bold.
- n. Synonyms Elf, Gnome, etc, See fairy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
So Patty got out of what she called her goblin clothes, but was still giggling at them as she hung them away in the wardrobe.
Joe: The goblin is pissed off because he had just finished blowdrying his fur when Mr. Knight came along.
A car runs over the bugbear while the fae escapes and the goblin is tied up.
The book title refers to a Japanese martial artist (nicknamed after a mythical Japanese mountain goblin) who holds old grudges against Burke and his sensei, Yamashita.
What do you call a goblin who gets too close to a bonfire?
i think the new goblin is awesome he was better than the first and i should know i saw the movie.
I just wasn't a good enough writer to do justice to the idea of goblin romance.
Think then, you hog-goblin, of the greater, larger hog-goblin, which is Set, the Snake God.
In Japan, fossilised sharks 'teeth were said to be the pointed thumbnails of Tengu Man, a mythical mountain goblin.
That said, Jhegaala has a big ol' dragon on the cover, and they don't call my goblin "Dragonslayer" for nothing.