faerie


fa·er·ie

noun \ˈfā-(ə-)rē, ˈfer-ē\
plural fa·er·ies

Definition of FAERIE

1
:  fairyland
2
:  fairy 1
faery adjective

Variants of FAERIE

fa·er·ie also fa·ery \ˈfā-(ə-)rē, ˈfer-ē\

Examples of FAERIE

  1. <in ancient folklore faeries were often portrayed as powerful beings who could wreak havoc on the lives of humans>

Origin of FAERIE

Middle English fairie — more at fairy
First Known Use: 1579

Rhymes with FAERIE

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