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pixilated

[ pik-suh-ley-tid ]
/ ˈpɪk səˌleɪ tɪd /
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adjective

slightly eccentric or mentally disordered.
amusingly whimsical, prankish, silly, or the like.

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Sometimes pix·il·lat·ed .

Origin of pixilated

First recorded in 1840–50, Americanism;pix(ie) + (tit)illated

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British Dictionary definitions for pixilated

pixilated

pixillated

/ (ˈpɪksɪˌleɪtɪd) /

adjective mainly US

eccentric or whimsical
slang drunk

Derived forms of pixilated

pixilation or pixillation, noun

Word Origin for pixilated

C20: from pixie + -lated, as in stimulated, titillated, etc
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