What does genie mean?

Definitions for genie
ˈdʒi nige·nie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. genie, jinni, jinnee, djinni, djinny, djinn(noun)

    (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

GCIDE

  1. genie(n.)

    (Islamic mythology) Same as jinnee.

  2. genie(n.)

    (Fairy tales) A fabulous spirit having special powers, often appearing in human form, which, when summoned by a person, is required to perform the commands of the summoner. It is based on the mythological jinnee; the prototype is the genie residing in an oil lamp, summoned by Aladdin.

  3. Origin: [F.]

Wiktionary

  1. genie(Noun)

    An invisible spirit mentioned in the Qur'an and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals.

  2. genie(Noun)

    A fictional magical being that is typically bound to obey the commands of a mortal possessing its container.

  3. Origin: From génie

Webster Dictionary

  1. Genie(noun)

    see Genius

  2. Origin: [F.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Genie

    jē′ni, n. a jinnee. [Fr. génie—L. genius.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genie in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ron Clements:

    There was nobody else who could be the genie and fortunately he agreed to do it, he had so much energy and so much passion.

  2. Peter Bofinger:

    There would be many high risks for the stability of the euro zone with such a step, it would let a genie out of the bottle that would be hard to control.

  3. Bruce Springsteen:

    When you let that genie out of the bottle – bigotry, racism, intolerance – they don’t go back into the bottle that easily, if they go back in at all.

  4. Nicholas Bequelin:

    I think the reality is that the activism on legal issues is also getting bigger, every time you try to put the genie back in the bottle, you have to round up a greater number of people.

  5. Anthony Bourdain:

    Something was missing in me, whether it was a self-image situation, whether it was a character flaw... some dark genie inside me -- that I very much hesitate to call a disease -- that led me to dope.

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