genie

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ge·nie

 (jē′nē)
n.
1. A supernatural creature who does one's bidding when summoned.
2. A jinni.

[French génie, guardian spirit, tutelary deity, later also jinni (sense influenced by Arabic jinnī, jinni), from Latin genius, guardian spirit; see genius.]

genie

(ˈdʒiːnɪ)
n
1. (Non-European Myth & Legend) (in fairy tales and stories) a servant who appears by magic and fulfils a person's wishes
2. (Islam) another word for jinni
[C18: from French génie, from Arabic jinni demon, influenced by Latin genius attendant spirit; see genius]

Genie

(ˈdʒiːnɪ)
n
(Film) Canadian an award given by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television in recognition of Canadian cinematic achievements

ge•nie

(ˈdʒi ni)

n.
1. jinn.
2. a spirit, often appearing in human form, that when summoned by a person carries out the wishes of the summoner.
[1645–55; < French génie < Latin genius; see genius]

genie

A spirit that does the bidding of the person who summons or releases it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genie - (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animalsgenie - (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
shaitan, shaytan - (Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray
eblis - (Islam) the principal evil jinni in Islamic mythology
disembodied spirit, spirit - any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
Translations

genie

[ˈdʒiːnɪ] N (genii (pl)) → genio m
the genie is out of the bottlelo hecho, hecho está, es imposible dar marcha atrás

genie

[ˈdʒiːni] ngénie m, djinn m

genie

ndienstbarer Geist; the genie is out of the bottle (fig)der Geist ist aus der Flasche; to let the genie out of the bottle (fig)den Geist aus der Flasche lassen; to put the genie back in the bottle (fig)den Geist wieder in die Flasche bannen

genie

[ˈdʒiːnɪ] ngenio