hobbit hobbit

Definition(s):

  • (n) an imaginary being similar to a person but smaller and with hairy feet; invented by J.R.R. Tolkien

Usage(s):

  1. An Indonesian scientist holds the skull of the newly discovered remains of Indonesia's hobbit-sized humans in Jakarta.
  2. So listen to the Farsi word they use for hobbit and dwarf: kootoole, little person.

News

  1. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

    Director Peter Jackson's second installment of the trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit.'
    on June 16, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Featurette on New Zealand

    We've already seen the poster and the trailer for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug this week and now Warner Bros. Pictures is taking us behind the scenes in this new featurette on the locations the production shot at in New Zealand.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

  3. 'Hobbit' stars laugh, react to video of fans enjoying 'Smaug' trailer

    Fans are excited about the new "Hobbit" movies. Really, really excited. And when the new trailer for the second "Hobbit" film, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" came out Tuesday, a few fans decided to tape their reactions to seeing it for the first time.Thus was born a 7-minute reaction video from the ladies of "The Happy Hobbit" webseries, two sisters who call themselves Kili and Fili after ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming 'The Hobbit,' I am faced with the hardest decision of my life," Del Toro wrote. "After nearly two years of living, breathing and designing a world as rich as Tolkien's...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Guillermo del Toro Source: PopEater

  2. Mr. Jackson said he and his producing team would meet this week with studio executives "to ensure a smooth and uneventful transition, as we secure a new director for 'The Hobbit,'" adding, "We do not anticipate any delay or disruption to...
    on May 31, 2010 By: Peter Jackson Source: New York Times (blog)

  3. "We are very pleased we have been able to resolve our differences, and that Peter and Fran will be actively and creatively involved with 'The Hobbit' movies," Shaye said. "We know they will bring the same passion, care and talent to these...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Bob Shaye Source: Hollywood Reporter

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