genie genie  /ˈdʒi ni/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Out of the bottle, the script continues, rose a genial genie who was carried to fame on an alcoholocaust of humor.
  2. Nobody thinks the gambling genie can be put back in the bottle.
  3. Yet Bell finds this particular genie so logically powerful that he has no wish to rebottle it.

News

  1. Privacy at the heart of NSA revelations

    The cat's out of the bag. The genie's out of the bottle. The sweater I can't afford is at Nordstrom . It's a Kate Spade cardigan . I mention this not because it matters, but because I might as well.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  2. New Window Genie Location Opens in Dallas on June 17th

    The leader in home services, Window Genie, announces the grand opening of their newest location in Dallas, TX on Monday June 17th. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10824231.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Genie leases another building from Port of Moses Lake

    MOSES LAKE - The Port of Moses Lake recently signed a two-year lease with Genie Industries for a 33,000 square-foot building off Randolph Road.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Columbia Basin Herald

Quotes

  1. "It's just like I'm living in a different dimension," said Pau Gasol, who labored in mediocrity in Memphis until a 2008 trade to Los Angeles led him to three straight NBA finals and two titles. "If I could get a genie and ask for a wish, this...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Pau Gasol Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Ricardo's pulled a genie out of the bag again," Pulis said. "That was terrific and Glenn finished it with aplomb.Thomas had the flu, or he felt very poorly. He didn't feel 110% and we had Simo there. With Steve, we was called on 20 minutes...
    on Oct 24, 2009 By: Tony Pulis Source: ESPN

  3. "I liken it to the Aladdin's cave: the genie says give me the lamp and Aladdin says get me out of the cave and I'll give you the lamp," Hill said. "You're in this constant cyclical thing whereby in order to get our plans implemented we need...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Damon Hill Source: Independent

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