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pixie

noun pix·ie \ˈpik-sē\

Simple Definition of pixie

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

Full Definition of pixie

plural pix·ies

  1. 1 :  fairy; specifically :  a cheerful mischievous sprite

  2. 2 :  a usually petite vivacious woman or girl

pix·ie·ish play \-sē-ish\ adjective

Examples of pixie

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



Variants of pixie

also pixy play \ˈpik-sē\

Origin of pixie

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1630

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

Rhymes with pixie


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pixie

adjective pix·ie

Definition of pixie

  1. :  playfully mischievous

pixi·ness noun


Examples of pixie

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



1943

First Known Use of pixie

1943

Variants of pixie

also pixy


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