Simple Definition of genie
in stories : a magic spirit that looks like a person, often lives in a lamp or bottle, and serves the person who calls it
Examples of genie in a sentence
He rubbed the magic lamp to summon the genie.
Origin of genie
French génie, from Arabic jinnī
First Known Use: 1748
GENIE Defined for Kids
Definition of genie for Students
: a magic spirit believed to take human form and serve the person who calls it
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