from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or displaying an otherworldly, magical, or fairylike aspect or quality: "She's got that fey look as though she's had breakfast with a leprechaun” ( Dorothy Burnham).
- adj. Having visionary power; clairvoyant.
- adj. Appearing touched or crazy, as if under a spell.
- adj. Scots Fated to die soon.
- adj. Scots Full of the sense of approaching death.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Magical or fairylike.
- adj. Strange or otherworldly.
- adj. Spellbound.
- adj. About to die; fated; doomed; on the verge of sudden or violent death.
- adj. Dying; dead.
- adj. overrefined, precious; quaint, cute
- n. Fairy folk collectively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fated; doomed.
- n. Faith.
- transitive v. To cleanse; to clean out.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of fay.
- Same as fay.
- n. A Middle English form of fay.
- See fay.
- n. An obsolete form of fee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. slightly insane
- adj. suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
April 7th, 2010 11: 28 am ET beauty must not be just skin deep cause while palin has an uglyness about her tina fey is my #1 celebrity crush
Having just listened to the wonderful “Chasing the Bard” by Pip Ballantine, I was off in fey realms of beauty and magic.
April 7th, 2010 3: 41 pm ET fey is getting desperate for some press ink. her latest movie shows she has no acting skills whatsoever and 30 rock has become repetitively boring. time to get a real job tina.
On March 3rd 2008, yo wrote: tiny fey is “daisy”, not “amber” which is amy pohler
He still looks somewhat distrait, however, and retains that wild look in his eyes which in a Highlander would mean that he was "fey" -- at least so our chief engineer remarked to me, and he has some reputation among the Celtic portion of our crew as a seer and expounder of omens.
She was "fey" -- _exaltée_ -- in the state of lighthearted-and lightheadedness for which sober, literal, decorous English has no synonym.
He was thought to have been "fey" -- namely, in high spirits -- recklessly hastening to a violent death; for as he rode along the crags close above
“So maybe once you call the fey we should prostrate ourselves like we’re worshipping them and let the guy get his shot off.”
Those who had known him longest said he must be fey, that is doomed, so strangely altered was his behaviour.
"fey" -- at least so our chief engineer remarked to me, and he has some reputation among the Celtic portion of our crew as a seer and expounder of omens.