genie

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noun ge·nie \ˈjē-nē\

Definition of genie

plural

genies

also

genii

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  1. 1 :  jinni 1

  2. 2 :  a magic spirit believed to take human form and serve the person who calls it

Examples of genie in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of genie

French génie, from Arabic jinnī


First Known Use: 1706


GENIE Defined for English Language Learners

genie

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noun ge·nie \ˈjē-nē\

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


GENIE Defined for Kids

genie

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noun ge·nie \ˈjē-nē\

Definition of genie for Students

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



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