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Pixie vs. Fairy

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  • Pixie (noun)

    A playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature.

  • Pixie (noun)

    A cute, petite woman with short hair.

  • Pixie (noun)

    An upper-atmospheric optical phenomenon associated with thunderstorms, a short-lasting pinpoint of light on the surface of convective domes that produces a gnome.

  • Fairy (noun)

    The realm of faerie; enchantment, illusion.

  • Fairy (noun)

    A mythical being with magical powers, known in many sizes and descriptions, although often depicted in modern illustrations only as a small sprite with gauze-like wings, and revered in some modern forms of paganism.

  • Fairy (noun)

    An enchantress, or creature of overpowering charm.

  • Fairy (noun)

    A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate.

  • Fairy (noun)

    A member of two species of hummingbird in the genus Heliothryx.

  • Fairy (adjective)

    Like a fairy; fanciful, whimsical, delicate.

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  • Pixie (noun)

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

  • Pixie (noun)

    short for pixie cut

    "do you think she should grow out her hair or keep her pixie?"

  • Fairy (noun)

    a small imaginary being of human form that has magical powers, especially a female one

    "fairy gold"

    "she believed she had had fairies at the bottom of her garden"

  • Fairy (noun)

    a Central and South American hummingbird with a green back and long tail.

  • Fairy (noun)

    a male homosexual.

Oxford Dictionary
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Webster Dictionary
  • Pixie (noun)

    (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous

  • Pixie (noun)

    creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas

  • Fairy (noun)

    small, human in form, playful, having magical powers

  • Fairy (noun)

    offensive terms for an openly homosexual man

Princeton's WordNet

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