What is another word for sprites?

66 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ spɹˈa͡ɪts], [ spɹˈa‍ɪts], [ s_p_ɹ_ˈaɪ_t_s]

Sprites are small, magical beings that are often found in folklore or fantasy literature. In different cultures, sprites may go by various names, such as fairies, pixies, or goblins. These synonyms are often used interchangeably as they all share common features such as being mischievous or having magical powers. Additionally, other synonyms for sprites include elf, brownie, imp, enchanter, and leprechaun. These terms all refer to supernatural or mystical creatures, believed to have the power to enchant or bring luck to those they encounter. Whether you call them sprites, fairies, or goblins, these magical beings continue to capture the imagination of countless people.

Related words: background sprite, sprite animation, sprite maker, pixel sprites, pixilated sprites, pixel art sprites

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    What are the hypernyms for Sprites?

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

      spirits, faeries, supernatural creatures, mythical beings, supernatural beings.

    Usage examples for Sprites

    I have one of sprites and goblins.
    "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
    Washington Irving
    In the account of our unfortunate hawking expedition, I mentioned an instance of one of these sprites, supposed to haunt the ruined grange that stands in a lonely meadow, and has a remarkable echo.
    "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
    Washington Irving
    They kept their eyes fixed on Styf, who now came forward before all and said, in a loud voice: "Elves and fairies, moss maidens and stall sprites, one and all, behold our invention, which our great friend Fro and our no less helpful friends, the kabouters, have helped me to produce.
    "Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks"
    William Elliot Griffis

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