Definición de hobgoblin en inglés:

hobgoblin

Saltos de línea: hob|gob¦lin
Pronunciación: /ˈhɒbgɒblɪn
 
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sustantivo

(In mythology and fairy stories) a mischievous imp or sprite.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It is a time when the very mention of witches, gnomes, hobgoblins and ogres is enough to conjure up a fantasy world populated with a multitude of such creatures.
  • It was a time when witches did mischief while spiteful fairies and hobgoblins roamed about.
  • If people want to believe in tooth fairies, or leprechauns, or hobgoblins, or taniwha, or whatever, it is their right to do that.
Sinónimos
imp, sprite, goblin, elf, brownie, pixie, leprechaun, gnome, dwarf; bogey, bogeyman, troll, evil spirit; Scottishkelpie
rare hob, nix, nixie, elfin

Origen

mid 16th century: from hob2 + goblin.

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