from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An imaginary gnomelike creature to whom mechanical problems, especially in aircraft, are attributed.
- n. A maker of mischief.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mythical creature reputed to be mechanically inclined and mischievously inclined to damage or dismantle machinery.
- n. Any mysterious, unknown source of trouble or mischief.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
When the gremlin is kneeling on the wing prying up the panel you can see the actor's shoes under his gremlin costume.
Her gremlin is her twin self, who talks to her in the second person, tells her to play it safe and not stick out from the crowd.
[Just a side note: Mohawk was only created because Stripe was so popular and there needed to be a Mohawk-stylin 'gremlin in the second one.] i actually liked the smart one in part 2 cause he was kinda funny. or the one that dressed as a female
During WWII, EMI was commonly known as a gremlin who would take over the electrical system of a fighter plane wrecking havoc on the control systems, especially during thunderstorms or highly charged atmosphere.
I just wanna say. .quick, because the gremlin is starting to wake up … oops, she’s grumbling.
When Anthony Overfield rides his motorcycle, he carries two passengers on board: so-called gremlin bells.
He is Gremlin Gus— almost as if the gremlin is an imaginary dark alter ego of the pilot who has first seen him.
May 20, 2008 at 10:50 am i tawht a gremlin was a car?
The emotional, irrational part is the chimp while the gremlin is the negative belief or behaviour which has the potential to inhibit performance.
In indonesia the brits did the same thing, use the Japanese soldiers to maintain law and order in Indonesia, of course it sort of failed with the battle of surabaya wu lah, it was called the gremlin force. can check on the net. i think the rearmed japanese killed at least a few hundred vietminhs。