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pix·ie

or pix·y  (pĭk′sē)
n. pl. pix·ies
A fairylike or elfin creature, especially one that is mischievous; a playful sprite.
adj.
Playfully mischievous.

[Origin unknown.]

pix′y·ish adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pixy - creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas
genus Pyxidanthera, Pyxidanthera - one species: pyxie; the eastern United States
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.pixy - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievouspixy - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
folklore - the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
faerie, faery, fairy, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
leprechaun - a mischievous elf in Irish folklore
sandman - an elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy
Translations
جِنّي، جِنِّيَّه
skřítek
alfnisse
smáálfur
laumė
elfslaumiņa

pixy

(ˈpiksi) (plural ˈpixies) pixie noun
a kind of fairy.
References in classic literature ?
Anne lighted a few sticks of driftwood in the fireplace, for love of the pixy flames, and they sat around it for an hour of good fellowship.
New version of popular Pixy camera brings object tracking capability to LEGO robot builders
SUZUKI has created a one-person low-speed transport device called the PIXY and a minicar-based mobility unit called SSC, which form an automobile when they are paired.