Examples of genie in a Sentence
He rubbed the magic lamp to summon the genie.
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To be sure, geopolitics still plays a role in Asia travel, and Chinese tourist numbers to Japan and South Korea ebb and flow with the political temperature, but the genie is way out of the bottle.
The winner for a reason — this baby is damn near close to a skin-care genie in a bottle.
This may not be a genie Cloudflare can stuff back into the bottle.
Genie Will Smith has some huge shoes to fill following in the footsteps of the legendary comedian Robin Williams as the genie.
The nuclear genie by then was out of the bottle, and North Korea had little incentive to give up its stash of plutonium, no matter what the United States and its negotiating allies offered.
Disney has cast Dutch-Tunisian actor Marwan Kenzari as the evil vizier Jafar in its live-action adaptation of Aladdin, which has Mena Massoud in the title role, Power Rangers actress Naomi Scott as Jasmine, and Will Smith as the genie.
If a deal makes, Kenzari will play Jafar, the vizier to the sultan of the city who wants to use the genie for his own nefarious plan of taking power.
To be clear, Aladdin—the story of a rough-and-tumble kid from the streets who enlists a genie to win the love of Princess Jasmine—is set in fictional Agrabah, but it's largely seen as representing a Middle Eastern city.
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Origin and Etymology of genie
First Known Use: 1706See Words from the same year
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Definition of genie for English Language Learners
in stories : a magic spirit that looks like a person, often lives in a lamp or bottle, and serves the person who calls it
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