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When I was 11, I played the part of Rumpelstiltskin, and my teacher told me I would make a great actor.
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Meaning of "Rumpelstiltskin" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN

Rumpelstiltskin  [ˌrʌmpəlˈstɪltskɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN

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Rumpelstiltskin is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RUMPELSTILTSKIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin is the antagonist of a fairy tale that originated in Germany. The tale was collected by the Brothers Grimm in the 1812 edition of Children's and Household Tales. It was subsequently revised in later editions.

Definition of Rumpelstiltskin in the English dictionary

The definition of Rumpelstiltskin in the dictionary is a dwarf in a German folktale who aids the king's bride on condition that she give him her first child or guess the dwarf's name. She guesses correctly and in his rage he destroys himself.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RUMPELSTILTSKIN


buckskin
ˈbʌkˌskɪn
calfskin
ˈkɑːfˌskɪn
cleanskin
ˈkliːnˌskɪn
cowskin
ˈkaʊˌskɪn
doeskin
ˈdəʊˌskɪn
Erskine
ˈɜːskɪn
foreskin
ˈfɔːˌskɪn
gaskin
ˈɡæskɪn
joskin
ˈdʒɒskɪn
kidskin
ˈkɪdˌskɪn
lambskin
ˈlæmˌskɪn
leopardskin
ˈlɛpədˌskɪn
oilskin
ˈɔɪlˌskɪn
Ruskin
ˈrʌskɪn
sealskin
ˈsiːlˌskɪn
sheepskin
ˈʃiːpˌskɪn
skin
skɪn
snakeskin
ˈsneɪkˌskɪn
wineskin
ˈwaɪnˌskɪn
wolfskin
ˈwʊlfˌskɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RUMPELSTILTSKIN

Rump Parliament
rump steak
rumple
rumpled
rumpless
rumply
rumpo
rumpus
rumpus room
rumpy
rumpy-pumpy
rumrunner
Rumsfeld

WORDS THAT END LIKE RUMPELSTILTSKIN

banana skin
bearskin
buskin
catskin
combination skin
coonskin
deerskin
goatskin
moleskin
onionskin
pine siskin
ponyskin
redskin
scarfskin
sharkskin
siskin
stressed skin
stressed-skin
thick skin
thin skin

Synonyms and antonyms of Rumpelstiltskin in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Rumpelstiltskin» into 25 languages

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侏儒怪
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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
510 millions of speakers

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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
280 millions of speakers

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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstilzchen
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ルンペルシュティルツキン
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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
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रम्पेलस्टिल्त्स्किन
75 millions of speakers

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Rumpelstiltskin
70 millions of speakers

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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
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Rumpelstiltskin
40 millions of speakers

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Rumpelstiltskin
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Ρουμπελστίλτσκιν
15 millions of speakers
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Rumpelstiltskin
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Rumpelstiltskin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Rumpelstiltskin
5 millions of speakers

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RUMPELSTILTSKIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Rumpelstiltskin

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Famous quotes and sentences with the word Rumpelstiltskin.
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Brian Blessed
When I was 11, I played the part of Rumpelstiltskin, and my teacher told me I would make a great actor.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RUMPELSTILTSKIN»

Discover the use of Rumpelstiltskin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Rumpelstiltskin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Rumpelstiltskin
Rumplestiltskin is a reinforced, library bound book in The Child's World series Classic Tales.
Eduard José, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, 1988
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Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin
"Lighthearted and inventive, Rump amusingly expands a classic tale." —Brandon Mull, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fablehaven. From the Hardcover edition.
Liesl Shurtliff, 2013
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Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
Diane Stortz, Landoll, Incorporated, 1994
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Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin
Ten years after being tricked, Rumpelstiltskin returns to the royal family to wreak vengeance using multiplication. Includes nonfiction math notes about multiplying by whole numbers and by fractions.
Pam Calvert, 2006
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Rumpelstiltskin
STERLING and the distinctive Sterling logo are registered trademarks of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Cech, John. Rumpelstiltskin / retold by John Cech ; illustrated by Martin Hargreaves. p.
John Cech, Martin Hargreaves, 2008
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Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter
In Diane Stanley's merry rethinking of the traditional tale, Rumpelstiltskin and the miller's daughter are wed...and then sixteen years later their only daughter is stuck in the same dilemma: She's been locked in a room full of straw to ...
Diane Stanley, 2002
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Rumpelstiltskin: The Graphic Novel
Presents a graphic novel version of the story of a strange little man who helped a desperate girl spin straw into gold.
‎2008
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Rumpelstiltskin
Rumpelstiltskinis part of the Ladybird Favourite Tales, which are the timeless treasured stories that generations of children have grown up with and loved.
Nicola Baxter, Wilhelm K. Grimm, 1993
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Rumpelstiltskin
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king, on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
Brothers Grimm, 2010
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Rumpelstiltskin
"A girl must spin straw into gold for the king. But she doesn't know how, so a strange man helps her. What does he want in return?"--Back cover.
Jill McDougall, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RUMPELSTILTSKIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Rumpelstiltskin is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rumpelstiltskin to weave his magic
Curran said bad weather this month had not interrupted Rumpelstiltskin's training, with the Gallant Guru gelding working on the sand track at Ascot Park. «The Southland Times, Jul 15»
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Review: Sprouts Theatre offers 'Rumpelstiltskin' that scares and …
Rumpelstiltskin is pretty dark and scary, even for a fairytale. The German folktale is about a little man who calls himself Rumpelstiltskin and helps a poor miller's ... «Charleston Post Courier, Jun 15»
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'Once Upon a Time': Is Rumpelstiltskin out of chances?
Of all the dark characters on “Once Upon a Time,” Rumpelstiltskin (Robert Carlyle) is the one fans hate to love the most. Over the course of four seasons his ... «Zap2it.com, May 15»
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'Once Upon A Time' Spoilers: Is This The End For Rumpelstiltskin?
In an email to Entertainment Weekly, one fan noted that Rumpelstiltskin said something that made it sound like something bad was going to happen to him. «The Inquisitr, Apr 15»
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'Once Upon a Time': Belle and the Knave are a new motivation for …
The new relationship doesn't mean that all hope is lost for Rumpelstiltskin. In fact, once he gets over the shock, the new couple will be a whole new motivation ... «Zap2it.com, Mar 15»
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Newton Theatre presents 'Rumpelstiltskin' on March 21
The story features Daisy, who can spin gold from straw, and a strange little man called Rumpelstiltskin. When the greedy King locks Daisy in a stable and ... «NJ.com, Feb 15»
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Rumpelstiltskin review – wit, charm and great songs
Crystal Condie as Rumpelstiltskin and Iris Roberts as Emily 'Off-the-wall style' … Crystal Condie as Rumpelstiltskin and Iris Roberts as Emily. Photograph: Nick ... «The Guardian, Dec 14»
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'Once Upon a Time' season 4 predictions: Will Hook die?
As last night's Once Upon a Time season 4, episode 8, “Smash the Mirror,” drew to a close the secret to Rumpelstiltskin's freedom from the dagger was revealed. «Hypable, Nov 14»
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Spin to Win: Rumpelstiltskin retold
A new spin on the classic tale of Rumpelstiltskin will be coming to the Horizon Stage tomorrow, Nov. 15. This family matinee production starts at 2 p.m. and is ... «Spruce Grove Examiner, Nov 14»
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Welcome. Once Upon a Time: Can Rumpelstiltskin Ever Truly …
By Eric GoldmanOn Once Upon a Time, we've seen characters transition from villainous roles to more heroic ones, but it's often a struggle – and right now, ... «IGN, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Rumpelstiltskin [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rumpelstiltskin>. Mar 2019 ».
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