HyperDic: gremlin

English > 1 sense of the word gremlin:
NOUNperson gremlin, elf, hob, pixie, pixy, brownie, imp(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
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English > gremlin: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous.
Synonymself, hob, pixie, pixy, brownie, imp
CategoryfolkloreThe unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
NarrowerleprechaunA mischievous elf in Irish folklore
sandmanAn elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy
Broaderfairy, faery, faerie, fay, spriteA small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
Spanishduende, elfo, geniecillo, gnomo, gremlin, silfo
Catalanelf, follet, gnom, gremlin

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