adjective see gnome II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • elfish — Synonyms and related words: arch, devilish, elfin, elflike, elvish, faery, fairy, fairyish, fairylike, fay, foolish, full of mischief, gnomelike, gnomish, high spirited, impish, knavish, mischief loving, mischievous, pixieish, playful, prankish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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