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pix·ie / ˈpiksē/ (also pix·y) • n. (pl. pix·ies) a supernatural being in folklore and children's stories, typically portrayed as small and humanlike in form, with pointed ears and a pointed hat, and mischievous in character. DERIVATIVES: pix·ie·ish adj.

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pixie, in English folklore, spirit or fairy. The pixie is commonly represented as a mischievous imp who delights in flustering young maidens and leading travelers astray.

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pixie a supernatural being in folklore and children's stories, typically portrayed as small and human-like in form, with pointed ears and a pointed hat.

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pixie, pixy supernatural being akin to a fairy. XVII. of unkn. orig.; the ending is assoc. with -IE, -Y6.

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