fairy
Pronunciation
  • (British) enPR: fâʹrĭ, IPA: /ˈfɛə̯ri/, [ˈfɛə̯ɹi], [ˈfɛːɹi], [-ɹɪ]
  • (America) enPR: fĕʹrē, IPA: /ˈfɛri/
Noun

fairy

  1. (uncountable, obsolete) The realm of faerie; enchantment, illusion.
  2. A mythical being with magical powers, known in many sizes and descriptions, although often depicted in modern illustrations only as a small sprite with gauze-like wings, and revered in some modern forms of paganism.
  3. An enchantress, or creature of overpowering charm.
  4. (Northern England, US, derogatory, colloquial) A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate.
  5. A member of two species of hummingbird in the genus Heliothryx.
Synonyms Translations Translations Adjective

fairy

  1. Like a fairy; fanciful, whimsical, delicate.



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