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fairy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fairy

  1. an imaginary being usually having a small human form and magical powers <fairies are part of the folklore of many countries and cultures> Synonyms brownie, dwarf, elf, faerie (also faery), fay, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, leprechaun, pixie (also pixy), puck, sprite, troll Related Words little people; kelpie, nixie; changeling; imp; banshee, ghoul, hag, ogre




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