jinn

[ jin ]
/ dʒɪn /

noun, plural jinns, (especially collectively) jinn. Islamic Mythology.

any of a class of spirits, lower than the angels, capable of appearing in human and animal forms and influencing humankind for either good or evil.

Words related to jinn

Words nearby jinn

Also jin·ni [jin-ee] /ˈdʒɪn i/, jin, djin, djinn, djin·ni.

Origin of jinn

1675–85; plural of Arabic jinnī demon

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH jinn

gin jinn

Definition for djinni (2 of 2)

djin
[ jin ]
/ dʒɪn /

noun, plural djins, (especially collectively) djin. Islam.

Also djinn, djin·ni [jin-ee] /ˈdʒɪn i/.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH djin

djin djinn gin jin
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Examples from the Web for djinni

  • Maybe the djinni developed side by side with man, but was limited because of his flaws.

    The Giants From Outer Space|Geoff St. Reynard
  • The djinni made a small hissing noise that had something in it of contentment.

    The Giants From Outer Space|Geoff St. Reynard
  • The gorgeous mushroom cloud of the atomic explosion looked alive and threatening like those Djinni once banned by Solomon.

    The Brain|Alexander Blade

British Dictionary definitions for djinni (1 of 2)

djinni

djinny

/ (dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ) /

noun plural djinn (dʒɪn)

variant spellings of jinni

British Dictionary definitions for djinni (2 of 2)

jinn
/ (dʒɪn) /

noun

(often functioning as singular) the plural of jinni
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