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pixie

[ pik-see ]
/ 藞p瑟k si /
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noun, plural pix路ies.
a fairy or sprite, especially a mischievous one.
a small, pert, or mischievous person.
adjective
Also pix路ie路ish, pix路y路ish. playfully impish or mischievous; prankish: pixie mood; a pixie sense of humor.
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Also pix路y .

Origin of pixie

First recorded in 1620鈥30; originally dialect (southwestern England) pixy, pigsy, pisky; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for pixie

pixie

pixy

/ (藞p瑟ks瑟) /

noun plural pixies
(in folklore) a fairy or elf

Word Origin for pixie

C17: of obscure origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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