pixy


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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.
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.
Also very highly recommended reading from Pixy Jack Press is Rex Ewing's "Got Sun?