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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous; Creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers.

Usage examples (30)
  • When McCarthy asked Welch to define "pixie," Welch replied pointedly, "a pixie is a close relative of a fairy."
  • The pixie is a very good haircut for thinning hair.
  • Welch: Yes, I should say, Senator, that a pixie is a close relative of a fairy.
  • Welch said, '' Yes, I should say, Mr. Senator, that a pixie is a close relative to a fairy. for more
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