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goblin

gob·lin

goblin

 
pronunciation:
ga blihn
part of speech: noun
definition: in folklore and fairy tales, a small, ugly creature that does evil or mischief to humans.
The goblins captured the princess in the forest and took her back to their underground cave.
synonyms:
bogey, hobgoblin, sprite
similar words:
bogeyman, brownie, elf, gnome, gremlin, imp, kobold, leprechaun, ogre, troll