Origin of genie
Examples from the Web for genie
And then one pencil drawing of my face, and one pencil drawing of the Genie from Aladdin.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So when Disney produced a sequel to Aladdin, Dan Castellaneta voiced the Genie.
He claimed that his work as Genie was a favor to company, which he considered the “Rolls-Royce of animation.”
He still lives near Boston with Genie, his wife of some 45 years.
Kibbe then assured everyone that FreedomWorks was going to “put that genie back in the bottle.”Unemployed Ken Cuccinelli Finds a Job With Rand Paul Suing Obama|Michelle Cottle|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then I fell upon the floor in a swoon, and awaking saw Kadrab no longer, but in his place a Genie.
But the Genie said, 'Nay, there will come a time for that, traitress!'
The genie brought these things at once, and Aladdin then sent his Mother with them to the Sultan.Favorite Fairy Tales|Logan Marshall
Not now, said the prime-minister; you may go now; and the Genie vanished like a puff of smoke.Twilight Land|Howard Pyle
However, all that he commanded Ahmed performed by help of the genie, even things the most impossible.
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Word Origin for genie
British Dictionary definitions for genie (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for genie
1650s, "tutelary spirit," from French génie, from Latin genius (see genius); used in French translation of "Arabian Nights" to render Arabic jinni, singular of jinn, which it accidentally resembled, and attested in English with this sense from 1748.