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See definition of elvish on Dictionary.com
  • as inimpish
  • as inkittenish
  • as inplayful

synonyms for elvish

  • devilish
  • jaunty
  • naughty
  • playful
  • casual
  • devil-may-care
  • elfin
  • fiendish
  • flippant
  • free and easy
  • fresh
  • frolicsome
  • giddy
  • offhand
  • pert
  • pixieish
  • prankish
  • puckish
  • rascally
  • saucy
  • sportive
  • waggish
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antonyms for elvish

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  • good
  • moral
  • subdued
  • apathetic
  • depressed
  • dispirited
  • grave
  • inactive
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • sad
  • serious
  • unhappy
  • humorless
  • working
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How to use elvish in a sentence

It seemed odd to them that men had once worn so elvish an attire.
THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
The laugh was light and mocking, a tinkling, elvish sound which the Highlander frowned to hear.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
In manner he seemed elvish, or shy, with a habit of staring on the ground, as if he would find a hair.
CHAUCER FOR CHILDRENMRS. H. R. HAWEIS
But we never heard any elvish arrow whistling after us, or saw any more of the uncouth folk.
A KING'S COMRADECHARLES WHISTLER
Birds were singing everywhere, and the green of new leaves clothed the land in elvish loveliness.
MASTERS OF THE GUILDL. LAMPREY
There is that elvish love of the full moon, as large and lucid as a Chinese lantern, hung in these tenuous branches.
A MISCELLANY OF MENG. K. CHESTERTON
There were games being played and dancing and much elvish love-making, too, I think, among the moss-branch thickets.
TWELVE STORIES AND A DREAMH. G. WELLS
They call their tubs and stools by quaint, elvish, and almost affectionate names, as if they were their own children!
TREMENDOUS TRIFLESG. K. CHESTERTON
His Titania (also engraved in the Shakspeare Gallery), overflows with elvish fun and imaginative drollery.
ANECDOTES OF PAINTERS, ENGRAVERS, SCULPTORS AND ARCHITECTS, AND CURIOSITIES OF ART, (VOL. 2 OF 3)SHEARJASHUB SPOONER
There at the ladder's foot sat the elvish toad, and it seemed to me that it looked pitifully up at the light.
KING OLAF'S KINSMANCHARLES WHISTLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ELVISH

  • casual
  • devil-may-care
  • devilish
  • elfin
  • elvish
  • fiendish
  • flippant
  • free and easy
  • fresh
  • frolicsome
  • giddy
  • jaunty
  • naughty
  • offhand
  • pert
  • pixieish
  • playful
  • prankish
  • puckish
  • rascally
  • saucy
  • sportive
  • waggish
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.