noun, plural jinns (especially collectively) jinn. Islamic Mythology.
any of a class of spirits, lower than the angels, capable of appearing in human and animal forms and influencing humankind for either good or evil.
noun (pl) jinn, djinn (dʒɪn)
a being or spirit in Muslim belief who could assume human or animal form and influence man by supernatural powers
(often functioning as sing) the plural of jinni
1680s, djen, from Arabic jinn, collective plural, “demons, spirits, angels.” The proper singular is jinni. Cf. genie.
[jin-rik-shaw, -shah] /dʒɪnˈrɪk ʃɔ, -ʃɑ/ noun 1. a small, two-wheeled, cartlike passenger vehicle with a fold-down top, pulled by one person, formerly used widely in Japan and China. /dʒɪnˈrɪkʃɔː; -ʃə/ noun 1. other names for rickshaw
[jingks] /dʒɪŋks/ noun 1. a person, thing, or influence supposed to bring bad luck. verb (used with object) 2. to bring bad luck to; place a jinx on: The strike has jinxed my plans to go to Milwaukee for the weekend. 3. to destroy the point of: His sudden laugh jinxed the host’s joke. /dʒɪŋks/ […]
[jin-joh] /ˈdʒɪnˈdʒoʊ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a city in S Liaoning province, in NE China. /ˈdʒɪnˈdʒəʊ/ noun 1. a city in NE China, in SW Liaoning province. Pop: 888 000 (2005 est) Former name (1913–47) Chin-hsien
modifier : a gyp joint/ gyp terms noun verb To cheat; swindle; con: We got gypped out of it all in two days [fr gypsy] Related Terms gyp