The Collaborative International Dictionary
Jinnee \Jin"nee\, Jinni \Jin"ni\(j[i^]n"n[=e]), n.; pl. Jinn (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming various forms. [Written also jin, djinn, djinnee, genie, etc.]
Note: Jinn is also used as sing., with pl. jinns.
djinnee \djin"nee\ djinni \djin"ni\, djinny \djin"ny\(j[i^]n"n[=e]), n.; pl. djinn (j[i^]n) or djinns (j[i^]nz). A spirit believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals. Same as djinni and Jinnee. See Jinnee, Jinn.
Syn: genie, jinn, jinni, jinnee, djinn, djinni.
n. (alternative form of djinn English)
Usage examples of "djinnee".
He felt somewhat apprehensive about the djinnee who said her name was Nasim, but he was certainly not allured.
Also—the slave-girl put this in a bit sullenly—if the king of the djinn of these parts had sent a djinnee at great risk into Barkut to beguile Tony, it was evident that the djinn also attached great importance to him.
On the side of the djinn —and the king of the djinn had already tried to allure him by the charms of a djinnee —he would be dangerous to Barkut.
Flintlock muskets had bellowed after the djinnee Nasim as she fled in the form of a whirlwind.
It became a miniature head—and there was the beaming, sentimental face of Nasim the djinnee, wearing her explicitly minus-I.
Shortly, Ghail went away behind a djinnee who was at the moment some twelve feet tall, of a greenish complexion, and wearing a necklace of diamonds each one of which was a good deal larger than a baseball.
The thing that made Tony's flesh crawl was that every djinn and djinnee must be in effect an atomic bomb.
And he hasn't any djinnees with him to sit around like the hussies they are—for instance, that djinnee who held his coat while he fought Es-Souk!
Alsothe slave-girl put this in a bit sullenlyif the king of the djinn of these parts had sent a djinnee at great risk into Barkut to beguile Tony, it was evident that the djinn also attached great importance to him.
It became a miniature headand there was the beaming, sentimental face of Nasim the djinnee, wearing her explicitly minus-I.
And he hasn't any djinnees with him to sit around like the hussies they arefor instance, that djinnee who held his coat while he fought Es-Souk!
Of course you will be offered bribes to betray us, and persuasion, and he may try to frighten you, and"—her voice grew suddenly angry—"he will have his djinnees try to beguile you.
There will be wine, and djinnees in the form of women, and everything that is disreputable to appeal to a man!
An unsophisticated Arab might have been enchanted by the djinnees who wore human forms and practically nothing else and who sang lustily and danced enthusiastically for Tony's benefit.
Also, these djinnees misguidedly strove for beauty after Arab notions, and in consequence were markedly steatopygian, which is to say, bell-bottomed.