adverb see elf

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Elfishly — Elf ish*ly, adv. In an elfish manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elfishly — See elfish. * * * …   Universalium

  • elfishly — adverb In an elfish manner; mischievously …   Wiktionary

  • elfishly — adv. mischievously, impishly, in an elfish manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • elfishly — elf·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • elfishly — adverb see elfish …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • elf — noun (plural elves) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ælf; akin to Old Norse alfr elf & perhaps to Latin albus white more at alb Date: before 12th century 1. a small often mischievous fairy 2. a small lively creature; also a usually… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • elfishness — See elfishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • in fun — Synonyms and related words: as a joke, devilishly, elfishly, for amusement, for fun, for kicks, for laughs, for sport, impishly, in jest, in joke, in play, in sport, jestingly, jokingly, knavishly, mischievously, playfully, prankishly, puckishly …   Moby Thesaurus

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