adjective see fairy

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  • Fairylike — Fair y*like , a. Resembling a fairy, or what is made or done be fairies; as, fairylike music. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fairylike — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a fairy or what is made or done by fairies the fairylike beauty of the moonlit glade a delicate fairylike butterfly …   Useful english dictionary

  • fairylike — adjective Resembling a fairy or some aspect of one. Syn: elfin, fey, magical …   Wiktionary

  • fairylike — adj. resembling a fairy, small, delicate, magical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Trisomie 21 (groupe) — Trisomie 21 Pays d’origine Denain, Nord, France Genre musical New wave, Coldwave, musique industrielle Années d activité depuis 1980 Membres Hervé Lomprez Philippe Lomprez …   Wikipédia en Français

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

  • fairy — [fer′ē] n. pl. fairies [ME, fairyland, fairy < OFr faerie < fée: see FAY1] 1. an imaginary being usually in human form and supposed to have magic powers, specif. one that is tiny, graceful, and delicate 2. Slang a male homosexual: term of… …   English World dictionary

  • airy-fairy — adjective Date: 1850 1. chiefly British delicate, fairylike 2. chiefly British lacking substance or purpose < in…an airy fairy, unserious, insufficiently careful fashion Times Lite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fairy — noun (plural fairies) Etymology: Middle English fairie fairyland, enchantment, from Anglo French faerie, from fee fairy, from Latin Fata, goddess of fate, from fatum fate Date: 14th century 1. a mythical being of folklore and romance usually… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Macramé — or macrame is a form of textile making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting. Its primary knots are the square knot and forms of hitching (full hitch and double half hitches). It has been used by sailors, especially in elaborate or… …   Wikipedia

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