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elfin meaning

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  • Adjective: elfin  elfin
    1. Suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
      "thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning"
      - fey 
    2. Small and delicate
      "she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate"; "obsessed by things elfin and small"
      - elflike 
    3. Relating to or made or done by or as if by an elf
      "elfin bells"; "all the little creatures joined in the elfin dance" 
    4. Usually good-naturedly mischievous
      "perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight"
      - elfish, elvish

    See also: elf, little, playful, small, supernatural

    Encyclopedia: Elfin

Examples
  • The cheap music turned elfin and lovely.
  • The elfin was driven out from the green grass, and from me the summer dream beneath the tamarind tree?
  • Quantity analysis on samples of the montane elfin forest
  • And i'm gonna ask him to repeal the elfin restrictions
  • And i'm gonna ask him to repeal the elfin restrictions
  • I forgot . the elfin restrictions sir edgar passed
  • My elfin pride blinded me to all reason
  • Edgar's soldiers rounding up elfin singers to perform at the coronation
  • This town guards a holy elfin relic-a sapling of brythigga, the world tree
  • Distance muted the gorging and tippling at the table to an elfin conviviality
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