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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

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(in folklore) a fairy or elf
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Phelps's gold haul is a minor irritant compared to Hazel Irvine, the pixieish front woman of BBC's coverage who almost ruined the deliciously over-the-top opening ceremony.
Small, slight, hobbit-sized even with small pixieish features dominated by huge blue eyes.
We first fell in love with her pixieish charm when she was one half of the pop-rock duo the Murmurs, West Coast favorites with three albums to their credit.
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.
pixieish charm and her seemingly unique ability to speak plainly about
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.