from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Overrefined, exaggerated, or affected.
- adjective Effeminate.
- adjective Having or displaying an otherworldly, magical, or fairylike aspect or quality.
- adjective Having visionary power; clairvoyant.
- adjective Appearing touched or crazy, as if under a spell.
- adjective Fated to die soon.
- adjective Full of the sense of approaching death.
from The Century Dictionary.
- An obsolete form of
- Same as
- noun A Middle English form of
- noun An obsolete form of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Faith.
- adjective Old Eng. & Scot. Fated; doomed.
- transitive verb obsolete To cleanse; to clean out.
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- adjective About to die;
fated; doomed; on the verge of sudden or violent death.
- adjective obsolete
- adjective overrefined, precious; quaint, cute
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective slightly insane
- adjective suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Having just listened to the wonderful “Chasing the Bard” by Pip Ballantine, I was off in fey realms of beauty and magic.
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April 7th, 2010 3: 41 pm ET fey is getting desperate for some press ink. her latest movie shows she has no acting skills whatsoever and 30 rock has become repetitively boring. time to get a real job tina.
On March 3rd 2008, yo wrote: tiny fey is “daisy”, not “amber” which is amy pohler
He still looks somewhat distrait, however, and retains that wild look in his eyes which in a Highlander would mean that he was "fey" -- at least so our chief engineer remarked to me, and he has some reputation among the Celtic portion of our crew as a seer and expounder of omens.
She was "fey" -- _exaltée_ -- in the state of lighthearted-and lightheadedness for which sober, literal, decorous English has no synonym.
When Grandmamma Was New The Story of a Virginia Childhood Marion Harland 1876
He was thought to have been "fey" -- namely, in high spirits -- recklessly hastening to a violent death; for as he rode along the crags close above
Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II Charlotte Mary Yonge 1862
“So maybe once you call the fey we should prostrate ourselves like we’re worshipping them and let the guy get his shot off.”
Fatal Circle Linda Robertson 2010
Those who had known him longest said he must be fey, that is doomed, so strangely altered was his behaviour.
The Marquis of Lossie George MacDonald 1864
"fey" -- at least so our chief engineer remarked to me, and he has some reputation among the Celtic portion of our crew as a seer and expounder of omens.
The Captain of the Polestar Arthur Conan Doyle 1894
sobriquet commented on the word fey
(adj): fated to die soon (archaic)
August 20, 2009
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President John F. Kennedy described his wife Jacqueline as being "fey."
April 10, 2017