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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.

pixie

, pixy
(in folklore) a fairy or elf
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Mariko Jonez, a pixieish DJ and zinc publisher in her early twenties, strives to defy the stereotypes and conventions placed upon her as a person a color within the punk community, while still struggling with a few of her own.
Older photographs have been replaced: in 2000, Rosa Liksom, abandoning her military get-up, looks quite charming, Kal Nieminen is no longer a pixieish youth, Tytti Parras has changed hair color, Hannu Salama's face has expanded.
The pixieish, blond, spectacled second grader whispered seriously, "Mrs.
A wild personality and a funny cat, he's exciting and pixieish at the same time," Mann was quoted on the 1965 Atlantic release Standing Ovation at Newport.
CARL: The gods laugh at thy piteous, pixieish posturing.
BARR, an attractive, pixieish woman, followed her then-husband from the theater into the Park Service, not only to be with him, but to be in the parks.
The titular facility is nominally the research lab of mild, myopic linguist George (Leo Marks) and pixieish, torch-carrying lab assistant Emma (Laura Heisler), devoted to recording the planet's obscure tongues that disappear at the alarming rate of one every two weeks.
Apart from his slightly pixieish ears, I reckon Peacock is pretty normal.
Although both women are nearly the same age, Phyllis Affrunti, who will dance Giselle next Sunday afternoon, is pixieish and waiflike, while Jennifer Martin, who will dance Saturday night, could pass for an adult in real life.
Jingle, as Dini calls his blond, pixieish starlet, embarks on a journey that takes her to Hollywood for a TV development deal.