Examples of genie in a Sentence
He rubbed the magic lamp to summon the genie.
Recent Examples of genie from the Web
People like Bill Gates pump money into software development, and schools line up to try to capture a cost-effective genie in a bottle.
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Origin and Etymology of genie
French génie, from Arabic jinnī
First Known Use: 1706
GENIE Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of genie for Students
: a magic spirit believed to take human form and serve the person who calls it
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