elfin definition

  • adjective:
    • concerning or suggestive of an elf.
    • Made, done, or generated by an elf.
    • Small and sprightly or mischievous.
    • Having a magical high quality or charm; fairylike: relocated over the candlight phase with elfin elegance.
    • concerning or resembling an elf, particularly in its small dimensions or features.
    • associated with elves.
    • typically good-naturedly mischievous
    • regarding or made or done-by or as though by an elf
    • little and fine
    • suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
    • Relating to or suggestive of an elf.
    • Made, done, or made by an elf.
    • Small and sprightly or naughty.
    • Having a magical high quality or charm; fairylike: moved over the candlight stage with elfin grace.
    • concerning or resembling an elf, especially in its little dimensions or functions.
    • concerning elves.
    • typically good-naturedly naughty
    • regarding or made or done-by or just as if by an elf
    • little and delicate
    • suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
  • noun:
    • An elf; an inhabitant of fairy-land.
    • some urchin or child.
    • some elf or urchin.
    • An elf; an inhabitant of fairy-land: in Spenser applied to their knights.
    • only a little urchin or youngster.
    • Synonyms See fairy, n.
    • An American lycænid butterfly associated with the genus Incisalia.
    • An elf; an inhabitant of fairy-land.
    • somewhat urchin or kid.
    • only a little elf or urchin.
    • An elf; an inhabitant of fairy-land: in Spenser put on their knights.
    • just a little urchin or youngster.
    • Synonyms See fairy, n.
    • An American lycænid butterfly of the genus Incisalia.
  • others:
    • Relating or regarding elves.
    • Relating or regarding elves.

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