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1. fey

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

Synonyms

  • supernatural

Antonyms

  • big
  • large

Etymology

  • fey (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fey

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • portray
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey

Example sentences of the word fey


1. Adjective
For those who think that pinky rings are only delicate, fey adornments, think again.

Quotes containing the word fey


1. My beloved is the sunAnd I am the earth that thrives only in her warmth. My beloved is the rainAnd I am the grass that thirsts for her quenching kiss. My beloved is the windAnd I am the wings that soar when she fills me with her gentle strength.My beloved is the rockUpon which rests the happiness of all my days.—The Elements of Love, a poem by Aileron v'En Kavali of the Fey
- C.L. Wilson, Lord of the Fading Lands

2. Science is all about proving theories and understanding the universe. Science folds everything into neat logical well-explained packages. The fey are magical capricious illogical and unexplainable. Science cannot prove the existence of faeries so naturally we do not exist. That type of nonbelief is fatal to faries.
- Julie Kagawa, The Iron King

3. Can I join you at lunch?"She paused. "You have every other day."He laughed, a sound as musical as the chiming song of the lupine fey when they ran. "Yes. But you resented it every other day.""What makes you think I won't resent it today?""Hope. It's what I live on...
- Melissa Marr, Wicked Lovely

2. fey

adjective. ['ˈfeɪ'] slightly insane.

Synonyms

  • insane

Antonyms

  • unplayful
  • real

Etymology

  • fey (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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