Rumpelstiltskin


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Rumpelstiltskin

(ˌrʌmpəlˈstɪltskɪn)
n
(European Myth & Legend) 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

Rum•pel•stilts•kin

(ˌrʌm pəlˈstɪlt skɪn)

n.
a dwarf in a German folktale who spins flax into gold for a young woman on the condition that she give him her first child or else guess his name.
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Noun1.Rumpelstiltskin - a dwarf in one of the fairy stories of the brothers GrimmRumpelstiltskin - a dwarf in one of the fairy stories of the brothers Grimm; tells a woman he will not hold her to a promise if she can guess his name and when she discovers it he is so furious that he destroys himself
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Rumpelstiltskin

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'No, madam!' 'Is it TOM?' 'No, madam!' 'Is it JEMMY?' 'It is not.' 'Can your name be RUMPELSTILTSKIN?' said the lady slyly.
Mary was just finishing the delicious tale of Rumpelstiltskin, which she had well by heart, because Letty was never tired of communicating it to her ignorant elders from a favorite red volume.
Farebrother came in, and seating himself behind Louisa, took her on his lap; whereupon the girls all insisted that he must hear Rumpelstiltskin, and Mary must tell it over again.
Reminiscent of the tales of Rumpelstiltskin and Cinderella, Spin the Dawn will leave readers eagerly awaiting next year's sequel, Unravel the Dusk.
Youngsters were also unaware of the Brothers Grimm tales of Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel and Rumpelstiltskin, along with Puss in Boots, Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty and others beloved of past generations.
The ogre is beginning to feel worn down by the pressures of fatherhood, when sly Rumpelstiltskin offers him the chance to change everything with a single wish.
Shrek, while suffering from a meltdown, is tricked by Rumpelstiltskin into being cast in a horrifying alternate universe where Rumpel rules with an iron fist.
The grumpy ogre wishes away his responsibilities as a father to scheming trickster Rumpelstiltskin. This sees Shrek wake up in a world where he never met his friends or wife, and ogres are being rounded up.
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Sources told variety.com that Sony is in development on Rumpelstiltskin movie with Dinklage attached to star and produce.