Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: imp
IPA transcription: ['…™mp]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: elf, hob, gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie, imp
    Meaning: (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
Usage examples
  • On this occasion, after twisting the card twice in his fingers, he signified to his attendant imp that he was visible; and the inner door was unbolted, and our friend announced.
  • The brooding Lammle, with certain white dints coming and going in his palpitating nose, looked as if some tormenting imp were pinching it. Fledgeby, watching him with a twitch in his mean face which did duty there for a smile, looked very like the tormentor who was pinching.