Definition of Elfishly

1. adv. In an elfish manner.



Definition of Elfishly

1. Adverb. In an elfish manner; mischievously. ¹

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Definition of Elfishly

1. elfish [adv] - See also: elfish

Medical Definition of Elfishly

1. In an elfish manner. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elfishly

elfed
elfen
elfhood
elfhoods
elfin
elfin facies
elfin saddle
elfin safety
elfin wood
elfin woods
elfing
elfins
elfinwood
elfinwoods
elfish
elfishly (current term)
elfishness
elfkin
elfland
elflands
elflike
elflock
elflocks
elfs
elhi
eliad
eliads
eliasite
eliasites
eliche

Literary usage of Elfishly

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1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"... sometimes sinking suddenly out of sight, and then again as suddenly leaping up to a height of five or six feet, the thin gaseous flames danced elfishly. ..."

2. Beethoven and His Forerunners by Daniel Gregory Mason (1904)
"... specialized feeling, vigorous, sentimental, mystical, or elfishly wayward, that inspired the romantic composers, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, ..."

3. The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn, Elizabeth Bisland (1906)
"... so elfishly frail and fantastically small that one almost fears to move lest a rude gesture might destroy a baby's dear "make-believe," — should have ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1907)
"... the open doors and sending the cottagers' children shrieking for security from his black visage, his eyes shining elfishly amid the encircling gloom. ..."

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