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fay

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fay

  1. given to good-natured joking or teasing <with her slight build and perky manner, the actress was usually cast as the fay young woman who charms all the men in town> Synonyms antic, coltish, elfish, playful, frisky, frolicsome, larky, rollicking, sportful, sportiveRelated Words coy, kittenish; gay, happy, lighthearted, whimsical; energetic, frolic, jocund, lively, merry, spirited, sprightly, spunky, vivacious; devilish, impish, knavish, mischievous, pixie (also pixy), rascally, roguish; amusing, diverting, enjoyable, entertaining, fun, pleasurable; dabbling, frivolous, goofy, silly, trifling; delightful, pleasant, pleasing; jesting, jocose, jocular, joking, prankish, teasingNear Antonyms dutiful, responsible; grave, grim, serious, solemn, somber (or sombre), stern, stolid; no-nonsense, priggish, starchy, stuffy; decorous, formal, proper, sedate, staid; guarded, inhibited, restrainedAntonyms earnest, serious-minded, sober, sobersided




fay

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fay

  1. an imaginary being usually having a small human form and magical powers <in the tale a fay appears in the form of a beautiful and serene woman with an angelic air and a billowy gown> Synonyms brownie, dwarf, elf, faerie (also faery), fairy, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, leprechaun, pixie (also pixy), puck, sprite, trollRelated Words little people; kelpie, nixie; changeling; imp; banshee, ghoul, hag, ogre




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