Islamic Mythology. jinn.
a spirit, often appearing in human form, that when summoned by a person carries out the wishes of the summoner.
any spirit; demon.
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How to use genie in a sentence
He also notes that humans continue to suffer from hunger and disease and says that our second wish for the genie should be “food and health.”The Disneyfication of Atomic Power - Issue 107: The Edge | Jacob Darwin Hamblin | October 6, 2021 | Nautilus
Haber notes that “the coal and oil resources of our planet are dwindling” and calls upon the genie to provide power.The Disneyfication of Atomic Power - Issue 107: The Edge | Jacob Darwin Hamblin | October 6, 2021 | Nautilus
Most of the time, having that little digital genie around to answer your requests is pretty handy.
Now it seems it will be difficult to put the genie back in the bottle.Tech companies are looking at more flexible work models when offices reopen | Ron Miller | June 11, 2021 | TechCrunch
I don’t see the genie going back in this bottle any time soon.Forget Bitcoin—GameStop just topped $300 in pre-market trading | Bernhard Warner | January 27, 2021 | Fortune
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
So when Disney produced a sequel to Aladdin, Dan Castellaneta voiced the genie.The Genie Is Free: Robin Williams's Complicated Relationship With Disney | Kevin Fallon | August 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He claimed that his work as genie was a favor to company, which he considered the “Rolls-Royce of animation.”The Genie Is Free: Robin Williams's Complicated Relationship With Disney | Kevin Fallon | August 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He still lives near Boston with genie, his wife of some 45 years.
My understanding is that this artwork came first and was soon replaced with the “Sambo as a baby genie” motif.Pancakes and Pickaninnies: The Saga of ‘Sambo’s,’ The ‘Racist’ Restaurant Chain America Once Loved | Andrew Romano | June 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The dolls do not talk; the little genie that gave them their smile did not vouchsafe the gift of speech.Child Life In Town And Country | Anatole France
Then Iftikhar stepped to the edge of the parapet, and stood in his blazing dress—a very genie in mien and glory.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
The words genius and genie are evidently cognate with the Arabian jinn, meaning a spirit.Archaic England | Harold Bayley
The genie told him his command should be immediately obeyed, and disappeared.The Arabian Nights | Unknown
"None at present," answered Aladdin, and then the genie disappeared.The Arabian Nights | Unknown
British Dictionary definitions for genie (1 of 2)
(in fairy tales and stories) a servant who appears by magic and fulfils a person's wishes
another word for jinni
British Dictionary definitions for Genie (2 of 2)
Canadian an award given by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television in recognition of Canadian cinematic achievements
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