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Definition of "djinn" [djinn]

  • An invisible spirit that influences mankind by appearing in human or animal form (noun)
  • A supernatural being with extraordinary powers that usually takes a human form and serves its summoner (noun)

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Use "djinn" in a sentence
  • "Bewail and bemoan the fact as much as you like, but that djinn is just not going back in the bottle."
  • "The djinn is the lamp … the natural response to that is that if materialism is true, then I am not conscious after all-hence the old joke that a materialist has to feign anesthesia."
  • "I have also indulged myself with words such as 'djinn' and 'houri' and 'hooligan' which Taita never employed, but which, I feel certain, he would have used if they had formed part of his vocabulary."