Definitions For Kobold


KOBOLD (plural KOBOLDs) (German mythology) An ambivalent, sometimes vindictive, spirit that is capable of materialising as an object or human, often a child; a sprite. (German folklore) A mischievous elf or goblin, or one connected (and helpful) to a family or household. (fantasy literature) One of a diminutive and usually malevolent race of beings.


hostile supernatural creature See goblin


Bulgarian: коболд, m Bulgarian: коболд, m Dutch: kobold, m Esperanto: koboldo Hungarian: kobold, manó Italian: coboldo, m Marathi: कोबोल्ड, m Russian: ко́больд, m

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From {{etyl, de, en}} Kobold.

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Is Kobold a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Kobold is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Kobold in a Sentence

  • The metal cobalt gets its name from the medieval Germanic belief that its appearance in silver ore was the handiwork of mischievous, thieving kobolds

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