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genie

noun ge·nie \ˈjē-nē\

in stories : a magic spirit that looks like a person, often lives in a lamp or bottle, and serves the person who calls it

plural ge·nies also ge·nii \ˈjē-nē(-ˌī)\

Full Definition of GENIE

1
:  jinni 1
2
:  a magic spirit believed to take human form and serve the person who calls it
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Examples of GENIE

  1. He rubbed the magic lamp to summon the genie.

Origin of GENIE

French génie, from Arabic jinnī
First Known Use: 1748

Rhymes with GENIE

GENII Defined for Kids

genie

noun ge·nie \ˈjē-nē\

Definition of GENIE for Kids

:  a magic spirit believed to take human form and serve the person who calls it

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