gremlin gremlin  /ˈɡrɛm lən/


  • (n) (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous



  • World's Ugliest Dog contest: So ugly it's cute

    These dogs are, well, dogs — sporting scraggly (or no) fur, lopsided faces and gremlin grins. Icky looks two going on 200. Squiggy has Yoda ears, half his teeth and a tongue that refuses to stay stuck in his mouth.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader

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  1. "We had a good car, we led some, we got the people on their feet. I thought we could win it," Earnhardt said. "I'm sad for Martin more than anything. We have a gremlin in there."
    on Oct 7, 2007 By: Dale Earnhardt Jr Source: Forbes

  2. "We had clutch issues today," Fogarty said. "It was getting worse with every lap, but we were still able to run up towards the front. We really had a good car today and ran a clean race, but the mechanical gremlin got us. Really nothing for...
    on May 20, 2007 By: Jon Fogarty Source:

  3. "He was all over the place," said UNC senior Danny Green, another star that came back instead of opting for the NBA. "He was a little gremlin running around, a little gnat. He came up big for us."
    on Apr 6, 2009 By: Danny Green Source: USA Today

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