What is another word for pixy?

Pronunciation: [pˈɪksi] (IPA)

Pixy, also spelled as pixie, is defined as a small, mischievous supernatural being. Its synonyms include imp, sprite, fairy, elf, goblin, brownie, hobgoblin, leprechaun, and puck. Each of these synonyms has a slight variation in their characteristics and role in folklore, but they all share the common trait of being elusive, tricksters, and often associated with nature. Imp and goblin are often depicted as malevolent creatures, while sprite and fairy are known for their whimsical and benevolent nature. Brownies are helpful household spirits, while leprechauns are known for their pot of gold. No matter the synonym, all pixies are fascinating and magical creatures that continue to captivate our imagination.

What are the hypernyms for Pixy?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Pixy?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for pixy (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Pixy?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the antonyms for Pixy?

Usage examples for Pixy

Now Pisky or Pisgy is really pixy.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz
To take your coat off and turn it inside out will break the pixy spell.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz
One may also hear of a person being pixy-led; the pixies may cause a traveller to lose his way at night if he crosses a field where they happen to be.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz

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