Elfishness Elf"ish*ness, n. The quality of being elfish. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • elfishness — noun The quality or state of being elfish …   Wiktionary

  • elfishness — n. mischievousness, impishness, quality of being like an elf …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • elfish — elfishly, adv. elfishness, n. /el fish/, adj. elflike; elfin; small and mischievous. Also, elvish. [1535 45; alter. of ELVISH] Syn. prankish, impish. * * * …   Universalium

  • mischief — noun /ˈmɪstʃɨf,ˈmɪʃtʃɨf/ a) Harm or evil caused by an agent or brought about by a particular cause. b) One who causes mischief. In a milder sense, one who causes petty annoyances. mischief maker. Syn: agitation, annoyance, corruption, damage,… …   Wiktionary

  • devilment — Synonyms and related words: aggravation, annoyance, bad news, bedevilment, bitchiness, bore, bother, botheration, bothersomeness, crashing bore, cussedness, devilishness, devilry, deviltry, diablerie, difficulty, dogging, downer, drag, elfishness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • devilry — Synonyms and related words: Black Mass, Satanism, arrantness, badness, baseness, bitchiness, black magic, chthonian worship, cruelty, cussedness, demonism, demonography, demonolatry, demonology, demonomancy, demonomy, demonry, devil lore, devil… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • foolishness — Synonyms and related words: Urdummheit, absurdity, absurdness, big deal, blank mind, blankmindedness, blankness, brainlessness, bull, bunk, calm of mind, craziness, devilishness, devilment, devilry, deviltry, dottiness, elfishness, emptiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • high spirits — Synonyms and related words: beatification, beatitude, bewitchment, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, cheer, cheerfulness, cloud nine, delectation, delight, devilishness, devilment, devilry, deviltry, ecstasy, ecstatics, elation, elfishness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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