elf definition

  • noun:
    • A small, often naughty animal thought to have magical abilities.
    • A lively, naughty child.
    • A usually sprightly or mischievous or sometimes spiteful person.
    • A mythical, supernatural becoming resembling but regarded as distinct from humans.
    • A luminous spirit presiding over nature and fertility and home in the world of Álfheim (Elfland). Compare angel, nymph, fairy.
    • some of the magical, humanoid, typically forest-guarding races bearing some similarities toward Norse álfar (through Tolkien's Eldar).
    • An imaginary supernatural being, generally just a little sprite, similar to a fairy; a mythological diminutive spirit, designed to haunt mountains and crazy locations, and generally represented as delighting in naughty tips.
    • a really diminutive person; a dwarf.
    • An imaginary becoming superstitiously expected to inhabit unfrequented places, plus in other ways to affect mankind; a sprite; a fairy; a goblin.
    • A mischievous or sinful person; a knave; a rogue.
    • A diminutive person; a dwarf; ergo, a pet name for a child, particularly person who is very sprightly and graceful.
    • (folklore) fairies which are somewhat mischievous
    • below 3 kilohertz
    • a little, frequently mischievous creature considered to have magical powers.
    • A lively, mischievous kid.
    • A usually sprightly or mischievous or often spiteful person.
    • A mythical, supernatural becoming resembling but regarded as distinct from humans.
    • A luminous spirit presiding over nature and fertility and dwelling in the world of Álfheim (Elfland). Compare angel, nymph, fairy.
    • some of the magical, humanoid, usually forest-guarding races bearing some similarities toward Norse álfar (through Tolkien's Eldar).
    • An imaginary supernatural becoming, generally somewhat sprite, similar to a fairy; a mythological diminutive nature, likely to haunt hills and wild locations, and generally represented as delighting in naughty tips.
    • a really diminutive individual; a dwarf.
    • An imaginary becoming superstitiously expected to inhabit unfrequented locations, and in other ways to affect humanity; a sprite; a fairy; a goblin.
    • A mischievous or wicked person; a knave; a rogue.
    • A diminutive individual; a dwarf; thus, a pet title for a child, especially a person who is very sprightly and graceful.
    • (folklore) fairies which can be somewhat naughty
    • below 3 kilohertz
  • verb-transitive:
    • To entangle mischievously, as an elf might do.
    • To entangle mischievously, as an elf might do.
  • others:
    • To entangle intricately, since the locks.
    • To entangle intricately, given that locks.

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