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  • noun A fictional creature said to inhabit the alpine forests of Bavaria, having various incongruous features such as wings, antlers, and fangs.


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German Wolpertinger


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  • Bavaria it was known as a wolpertinger; in Austria they called it a raurackl

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  • In Bavaria it was known as a wolpertinger; in Austria they called it a raurackl

    SFGate: Top News Stories 2009

  • I have 24 vultures, a whole pack of bats, highly trained, a wolpertinger ... "

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  • Crisensus bavaricus, a close relative of the Swedish skvader and the jackalope of the U.S. Rocky Mountains.

    July 3, 2008

  • Der Wolpertinger , or Saeferwannsicus bavaricus, is a large rodent with several other mammalian and avian aspects, mostly evolved to avoid predation through camouflauge and mimickry, partly evolved due to sexual attraction of the species towards waterfowl.

    The Wolpertinger is an old world mammal chiefly located in the Black Forest and southern Germany. Given its location, it has adapted to the presence of human activity and in fact derives most of its calories from extremely dark beer, an abundant source of energy in the region. It is elusive and primarily hermitic, yet has dispersed worldwide and its offspring can be found most everywhere where dark beer is found.

    The dispersal of the Wolpertinger began in the great Hops Drought of 1266, in which many, and very skinny, Wolpertinger ran, skipped, jogged and ultimately swam away in a mass diaspora.

    The offspring of the Wolpertinger diaspora have been traced back from Scottish wild haggis, and even from haggis as it is known today.

    It is popularly believed that the first Wolpertinger arrived in the great nation of America by backpack. It has been speculated that a desperate Wolpertinger, sometime in the late 19th Century, snuck into scholar and master Schnapps drinker Ingo von Blitzhaffenfluß's backpack in search of what would later become the coveted Jaegermeister beverage.

    The Wolpertinger, though shy, is notoriously lewd, and proceeded to mate with Texan rabbits (this would not be the first law the Wolpertinger broke; thousands of complaints of goose farmers had been filed in the past).

    Their bastard offspring is the Jackalope, which evolved in several stages, reflecting the dissolution of perversion towards avians in general.

    November 15, 2008