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ˈpɪk sipix·ie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elf, hob, gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie, imp(noun)

    (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous

  2. pyxie, pixie, pixy, Pyxidanthera barbulata(noun)

    creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas

Wiktionary

  1. pixie(Noun)

    A playful sprite, elflike or fairy-like creature.

  2. pixie(Noun)

    a cute, petite woman with short hair

  3. pixie(Noun)

    an upper atmospheric optical phenomena associated with thunderstorms, a short-lasting pinpoint of light on the surface of convective domes that produces a gnome.

  4. Pixie(ProperNoun)

    Air Niugini

  5. Pixie(ProperNoun)

    A female nickname, also used as a formal given name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pixie(noun)

    an old English name for a fairy; an elf

    Etymology: [For Pucksy, from Puck.]

  2. Pixie(noun)

    a low creeping evergreen plant (Pyxidanthera barbulata), with mosslike leaves and little white blossoms, found in New Jersey and southward, where it flowers in earliest spring

    Etymology: [For Pucksy, from Puck.]

Freebase

  1. Pixie

    Pixies are mythical creatures of folklore, considered to be particularly concentrated in the high moorland areas around Devon and Cornwall, suggesting some Celtic origin for the belief and name. Akin to the Irish and Scottish sidhe, pixies are believed to inhabit ancient underground ancestor sites such as stone circles, barrows, quoits, rounds or standing stones. In traditional regional lore, they are generally benign, mischievous, short of stature and attractively childlike; they are fond of dancing and gather outdoors in huge numbers to dance, or sometimes wrestle, through the night, demonstrating parallels with the Cornish plen-an-gwary and Breton Fest Noz folk celebrations originating in the medieval period. In modern times they are usually depicted with pointed ears, and often wearing a green outfit and pointed hat. Sometimes their eyes are described as being pointed upwards at the temple ends. These, however, are Victorian Era conventions and not part of the older mythology. In modern use, the term can be synonymous with fairies or sprites. However, in folklore there is a traditional enmity, and even war between the two races.

How to pronounce pixie?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pixie in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pixie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of pixie in a Sentence

  1. Steve Ellis:

    Earmarks are not some sort of magic pixie dust that makes legislation go.

  2. Donald Trump:

    My administration is putting an end to the war on coal, we can't power the country on pixie dust and hope.

Images & Illustrations of pixie

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