Goblins, also known as "Gobbos", are among the smallest of the goblinoid "greenskin" races in the Warhammer Fantasy setting. Note: All greenskins, whether they are Night Goblins or Black Orcs, spawn from Mushrooms and as such have no gender.
In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, goblins are a very common and fairly weak race of evil humanoid monsters. Goblins and Kobolds are often the first type of non-human monsters that low-level player characters will face. In D&D, unlike in many other fantasy role playing games, goblins aren't smaller cousins of orcs, but are a part of the related species collectively referred to as goblinoids.
Goblins are one of the Eight Fairy Families os the Artemis Fowl series. They are reptilian creatures with a tendency to lick their own eyeballs, as they have no eyelids. They can also conjure fire, which is described as an evolutionary joke: (quote Foaly the Centaur) "Goblins.