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1pixie

noun pix·ie \ˈpik-sē\

: an imaginary creature that looks like a small person and has magical powers

plural pix·ies

Full Definition of PIXIE

1
:  fairy; specifically :  a cheerful mischievous sprite
2
:  a usually petite vivacious woman or girl
pix·ie·ish \-sē-ish\ adjective

Variants of PIXIE

pix·ie also pixy \ˈpik-sē\

Examples of PIXIE

  1. <leave a dish of milk and some bread out for the pixies>

Origin of PIXIE

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1630

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

elysian, fay, muse, nimbus, phoenix

Rhymes with PIXIE

2pixie

adjective

Definition of PIXIE

:  playfully mischievous
pixi·ness noun

Variants of PIXIE

pixie also pixy

Examples of PIXIE

  1. <resorted to some pixie high jinks to liven up the office party>

First Known Use of PIXIE

1943
PIXIEISH Defined for Kids

pixie

noun pix·ie \ˈpik-sē\
plural pix·ies

Definition of PIXIE for Kids

:  a mischievous elf or fairy

Variants of PIXIE

pix·ie also pixy \ˈpik-sē\

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