Examples of gremlin in a Sentence
during the World Wars, fighter pilots adopted the fanciful notion that gremlins were responsible for mechanical failures on their planes
Recent Examples of gremlin from the Web
View 100 Photos Braking Braking is a common gremlin for hybrid vehicles, which use a mix of regenerative and friction braking.
That’s why the financial problems in the school district keep multiplying like gremlins.
As a powerhouse producer for Steven Spielberg and now president of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy has for decades tackled some of Hollywood’s most famous monsters: gremlins, poltergeists, T. rexes and the dark side of the Force.
But as the opening scenes of the Trump era began to play out, these gremlins are springing back to life.
The gremlins, the ghosts, the whispers, the doubts, all of them, gone in that one 2-minute and 17-second snapshot of excellence.
Another provides a scenario in which Wonder Woman, sitting on a sofa and contemplating going outside, is overpowered by a gremlin who restrains her.
Digital broadcasts are in their infancy, and this one came with a few gremlins.
But with technology comes glitches, and on the first night of its stint at Brooklyn Steel in May, Slowdive was stymied by digital gremlins.
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Origin and Etymology of gremlin
First Known Use: 1941See Words from the same year
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