elfish

[el-fish]
adjective
elflike; elfin; small and mischievous.
Also, elvish.


Origin:
1535–45; alteration of elvish

elfishly, adverb
elfishness, noun


prankish, impish.
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elfish or elvish (ˈɛlfɪʃ)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or like an elf or elves; charmingly mischievous or sprightly; impish
 
n
2.  the supposed language of elves
 
elvish or elvish
 
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n
 
elfishly or elvish
 
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elvishly or elvish
 
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elfishness or elvish
 
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elvishness or elvish
 
n

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Example sentences
Same prank, same elfish grin, same feeling of nausea.
Her gnomes are in rebellion, or are holding high carnival with elfish imps from some nether world.
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