Synonyms for elfin

Synonyms for (adj) elfin

Synonyms: elfin, elflike

Definition: small and delicate

Usage: she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate; obsessed by things elfin and small

Similar words: little, small

Definition: limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a little dining room; a little house; a small car; a little (or small) group

Synonyms: elfin, fey

Definition: suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness

Usage: thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning; the fey quality was there, the ability to see the moon at midday- John Mason Brown

Similar words: supernatural

Definition: not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material

Usage: supernatural forces and occurrences and beings

Synonyms: elfin, elfish, elvish

Definition: usually good-naturedly mischievous

Usage: perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight; elvish tricks

Similar words: playful

Definition: full of fun and high spirits

Usage: playful children just let loose from school

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