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  • adj. Resembling a fairy or some aspect of one.

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  • adj. Resembling a fairy, or what is made or done be fairies.


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fairy +‎ -like


  • Abillowy frock of mauve and pink tulle, with a tiny jewelled bodice, is completedby a tinted wig in the same primula shade, while glittering bracelets, caught withwisps of tulle, show up the fairylike wrists manipulating a great fan of snow-whiteplumes.

    Further Pavlova

  • And it should not bulk on the cityscape like Leviathan; it should rise and soar, light and airy and fairylike.

    The House Beautiful

  • It was just over a decade ago that Alina Cojocaru first appeared on the Royal Ballet stage, a tiny dancer whose unfeasible, fairylike delicacy belied the steely brilliance of her technique.

    Onegin - review

  • Little Kitty Bonner, fairylike in gauzy lawn, with pinkest of cheeks and bluest of dancing eyes, arms outstretched and lips puckered in invitation, was striving to kiss the boy.


  • On a sunny day, or still more on a moonlit night, it has a fairylike beauty.

    The South Pole~ The Eastern Sledge Journey

  • I tried other names, like Peter Pumpernickel or Periwinkle, since he was such a magical, fairylike character, but he was not amused.

    When Animals Speak

  • Magical, fairylike contents made the September Q Tea kit there was some danyeela patterned paper in it, gorgeous and I just loved to play with them.

    Once upon a time

  • Initially, Mayer couched his impressions purely in the terms of magic and fantasy: “The spectator seems placed in a world of enchantment — the scene is so unreal and fairylike.”

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • Then with a deft hand, she'd tucked Jemmy's orange blossoms around her head until they made a fairylike crown of white.

    Hero Come Back

  • Use a fairylike and enchanted voice as you continue with Sing & Do.

    Itsy Bitsy Yoga


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