elfin

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

elf·in

adjective \ˈel-fən\

: having to do with elves : looking like an elf

Full Definition of ELFIN

1
a :  of, relating to, or produced by an elf
b :  resembling an elf especially in its tiny size <elfin portions>
2
:  having an otherworldly or magical quality or charm

Examples of ELFIN

  1. They were delighted with the child's elfin charm.
  2. <the heroine in the story has an elfin beauty that men find irresistible>

Origin of ELFIN

irregular from elf
First Known Use: 1590

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