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1. elfin

adjective. ['ˈɛlfɪn'] suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness.

Synonyms

  • supernatural

Antonyms

  • increased
  • old

Etymology

  • elven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • elfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Elfin

  • alfin
  • alphin
  • buffin
  • chaffin
  • chafin
  • chalfin
  • coffin
  • cyrofin
  • daffin
  • dauphin
  • delfin
  • diffin
  • duffin
  • dystrophin
  • endorphin
  • gaffin
  • giffin
  • goffin
  • golphin
  • griffin

How do you pronounce elfin?

Pronounce elfin as ˈɛlfɪn.

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2. elfin

adjective. ['ˈɛlfɪn'] small and delicate.

Synonyms

  • little
  • elflike

Antonyms

  • large
  • unlimited
  • superior

Etymology

  • elven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • elfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. elfin

adjective. ['ˈɛlfɪn'] usually good-naturedly mischievous.

Synonyms

  • elfish
  • playful

Antonyms

  • uppercase
  • loud
  • immoderate

Etymology

  • elven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • elfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with elfin


1. Noun, singular or mass
The green caterpillar of the banded elfin butterfly is well camouflaged on its food plant of Virginia or pitch pine, as is the hackberry butterfly caterpillar.

2. Adjective
Easy care ground covers other than common pachysandra and myrtle include: common thyme, woolly thyme and elfin thyme.

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