Definition of pixilated in English:


(British pixillated)


  • Crazy; confused.

    • ‘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.’


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.