goblin goblin  /ˈɡɑb lɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In stories, it means simply an imp or goblin, or a poltergeist-like force that disturbs the spirit of a house.
  2. That feature makes TIPS ideal for conservative investors who will hold their bonds to maturity and just want to make sure they stay a step ahead of the inflationary goblin.
  3. Charlie really put some sweat into building up what a major deal it is when you screw a goblin on a deal.

News

  1. Exhibition in London: "Utopia" by Ghazaleh Avarzamani

    "Utopia" showcases Ghazaleh's Rococo themed needlepoint embroideries which are mixed with contemporary Iranian imagery. These are inspired by the kitsch interpretations of Goblin tapestries. The tapestries are embroidered by hand, tying in with Ghazaleh's belief that the revival of skilled craft is central to the artistic process.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Payvand Iran News

  2. 'Amazing Spider-Man 2': Vulture To Be Played By Colm Feore?

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is already packed tight with three villains (something that didn’t exactly play well when Spider-Man 3 tried it out): Jamie Foxx as Electro, Paul Giamatti as the Rhino, and Chris Cooper as Norman Osborn/Green Goblin.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ScreenCrave

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Quotes

  1. Bono added: "I'm more of a Green Goblin. Edge is the nerdy guy."
    on Jun 8, 2009 By: Bono Source: Los Angeles Times Blogs (blog)

  2. "The Bush message was 'Be afraid, be very afraid,' and suddenly the biggest ghost and goblin of them all shows up, in the flesh, in the turban giving us a lecture," Tad Devine, a senior advisor to the Kerry campaign told CNN. "When you have...
    on Oct 31, 2008 By: John Kerry Source: CNN

  3. Regarding Hobbit versus Hellboy creatures, Del Toro said, "Many, many more [in the Hobbit], and we will be pushing the goblin kingdom. We will be pushing Smaug, the Spiders of Mirkwood. We will be pushing them to the edge of technology, where we...
    on Nov 25, 2008 By: Guillermo del Toro Source: Video Business (subscription)

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