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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dwarf in one of the fairy stories of the brothers Grimm.

Usage examples (34)
  • For some reason the name Rumpelstiltskin popped into my head when I saw this cake.
  • I feel rather like that miller's daughter in Rumpelstiltskin, unable to spin the expected gold from straw.
  • The fairy tale is from the Grimm's Brothers collection and it is called Rumpelstiltskin (read it).
  • NEARY: Now, your story is based on the "Rumpelstiltskin" story. for more
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