Search Result for "elfish":
1. usually good-naturedly mischievous;
- Example: "perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight"
- Example: "elvish tricks"
[syn: elfin, elfish, elvish]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Elfish \Elf"ish\, a. Of or relating to the elves; elflike; implike; weird; scarcely human; mischievous, as though caused by elves. "Elfish light." --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] The elfish intelligence that was so familiar an expression on her small physiognomy. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
elfish adj 1: usually good-naturedly mischievous; "perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight"; "elvish tricks" [syn: elfin, elfish, elvish]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "elfish": arch, devilish, elfin, elflike, elvish, faery, fairy, fairyish, fairylike, fay, foolish, full of mischief, gnomelike, gnomish, high-spirited, impish, knavish, mischief-loving, mischievous, pixieish, playful, prankish, pranksome, pranky, puckish, roguish, scampish, scapegrace, sportive, sylphidine, sylphine, sylphish, sylphlike, sylphy, trickish, tricksy, waggish