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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 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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