Synonyms for elfish

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Our elfish guides led us back along the trail to the farmhouse.

She had the elfish look of a little withered fairy godmother.

Anger, surprise and chagrin swept the elfish face of the French girl.

A pair of elfish black eyes were fixed upon her in curious intent.

"I don't like you," he said slowly, regarding the Hun, with his elfish eyes.

Meanwhile the princess was not at all unhappy in the palace of her elfish lover.

It was startlingly white, and in a strange, elfish kind of way, beautiful.

She had been with him, smiling, elfish and tender one moment, and gone the next.

And as she spoke the elfish eyes gleamed strangely into his own.

Her elfish eyes roved challengingly from one girl to the other.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, alvisc; see elf + -ish. Related: Elfishly; elfishness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ELFISH

elfin

adjectivemischievous; small
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