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pixilated Line breaks: pix¦il|ated
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪksɪleɪtɪd/
(also pixillated)

Definition of pixilated in English:


1Bewildered; confused.
Example sentences
  • A curator of costumes and textiles at the City Museum recalled him as "a pixilated man — as in whimsy and playfulness," and chuckled at the memory of one of his favorite lecture topics.
  • Under the scrutiny of honest examination, 30-odd years later, the black and white memories become pixilated and the bland greyness which emerges is a place to which we can consign all this old stuff.
1.1 informal, dated Drunk.
Example sentences
  • For the remainder of the night the unsteady trumpeting of the elephants echoed through the forest as the pixilated herd acted out their binge.


Mid 19th century: variant of pixie-led, literally 'led astray by pixies', figuratively 'confused', or from pixie, on the pattern of words such as elated and emulated.

Words that rhyme with pixilated

castellated • unventilated
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