Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

feirie

play
adjective fei·rie \ˈfē-rē\

Definition of feirie

Scottish

  1. :  nimble, strong



Origin of feirie

Middle English (Scots) fery, from Old English fēre able to go; akin to Old English faran to travel, fare


First Known Use: before 12th century


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up feirie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!