Definitions

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  • adj. Having the appearance or characteristics of a goblin.
  • n. A being having the appearance or characteristics of a goblin.

Etymologies

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goblin +‎ -oid

Examples

  • I, for one, look forward to serving our transexual, virtual, goblinoid overlords. fostert Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » WoW Sex Changes

  • The bugbear is one of the largest and most fearsome of the goblinoid races, dwarfing its smaller cousins at a height of over 7 feet and possessing incredible strength and savagery.

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  • Ever since I was a wee nerdling poring through the leatherette-bound wonders of the World Book, I've loved that progression from simian common ancestor, up through the goblinoid australopithecine and the spear-toting Neanderthal, to modern Homo sapiens, who sometimes comes complete with fedora and briefcase, a proudly striding Adonis commuting into the future.

    Vue Weekly

  • He raises his sword and slices it down and sideways across the unfortunate creature’s chest, opening a gaping wound from its shoulder to the opposite hip that sprays warm blood as the goblinoid falls to the earth.

    Session 1: Every New Beginning « Love | Peace | Ohana

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