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Adjective: elfin  el-fin
  1. Small and delicate
    "obsessed by things elfin and small"; "she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate";
    - elflike
  2. Suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
    "thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning";
    - fey
  3. Usually good-naturedly mischievous
    "perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight";
    - elfish, elvish
  4. Relating to or made or done by or as if by an elf
    "elfin bells"; "all the little creatures joined in the elfin dance"

See also: little, ludic [formal], playful, small, supernatural

Encyclopedia: Elfin