a : of, relating to, or produced by an elf
b : resembling an elf especially in its tiny size <elfin portions>
: having an otherworldly or magical quality or charm
Examples of ELFIN
- They were delighted with the child's elfin charm.
- <the heroine in the story has an elfin beauty that men find irresistible>
Origin of ELFIN
irregular from elf
First Known Use: 1590
Related to ELFIN
- alluring, appealing, attractive, bewitching, captivating, charismatic, charming, fascinating, enchanting, engaging, entrancing, fetching, glamorous (also glamourous), luring, magnetic, seductive
- repellent (also repellant), repelling, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, unalluring
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