Definitions for: Hobgoblin


[n] an object of dread or apprehension; "Germany was always a bugbear for France"; "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds"--Ralph Waldo Emerson
[n] (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings



Webster (1913) Definition: Hob"gob`lin, n. [See 2d Hob, and Goblin.]
A frightful goblin; an imp; a bugaboo; also, a name formerly
given to the household spirit, Robin Goodfellow. --Macaulay.

Synonyms: bugbear, goblin, hob

See Also: evil spirit, object

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