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fay

adjective

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  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 of fay antic, coltish, elfish, playful, frisky, frolicsome, larky, rollicking, sportful, sportiveWords Related to fay 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 of fay dutiful, responsible; grave, grim, serious, solemn, somber (or sombre), stern, stolid; no-nonsense, priggish, starchy, stuffy; decorous, formal, proper, sedate, staid; guarded, inhibited, restrainedAntonyms of fay 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 of fay brownie, dwarf, elf, faerie (also faery), fairy, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, leprechaun, pixie (also pixy), puck, sprite, trollWords Related to fay little people; kelpie, nixie; changeling; imp; banshee, ghoul, hag, ogre


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