from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of elfish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or having to do with elves.
- adj. elfin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to elves; implike; mischievous; weird; also, vacant; absent in demeanor. See elfish.
- adj. Mysterious; also, foolish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See elfish, elfishly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. usually good-naturedly mischievous
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Seattle downtown- some kind of elvish creatures are climbing the building
To make a Secondary World inside which the green sun will be credible, commanding Secondary Belief, will probably require labour and thought, and will certainly demand a special skill, a kind of elvish craft.
Hearing which the neat, shining, dimpling little Advocate turned his bright eyes from one to the other of us, and tapped his tortoise-shell snuffbox with a kind of elvish joy.
Olof Arnalds has one of the most distinctive voices around - only in part because she's from Iceland and usually warbles her folk-flavored tunes in her native Nordic tongue, a language often described as "elvish" think
I'll just post it here, but be warned: this is elvish, treehugging drivel.
My character at Omen is a woodelf priestess of the Goddess of Nature, and I had prepared a small elvish sermon this weekend, but with all the battles there was no time for it.
I'll be honest: the most exciting thing about the film for me was that the climactic segment is set in a steampunk elvish subterranean vault under the Giant's Causeway.
“Melanie wanted to take you to the hospital, but the blade that injured you was magical and needed an elvish Healer to mend you.”
The elvish woman was still slight, even given her recent pregnancy, but her dark blond hair was perfectly smooth and gleaming.
There are other things at work here than just sheer elvish arrogance.