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Definition of sprite noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sprite

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//spraɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//spraɪt//
 
 
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(in stories) a small creature with magic powers, especially one that likes playing tricks Word Origin Middle English: alteration of sprit, a contraction of spirit.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sprite