Meaning of fairy

fair•y

Pronunciation: (fâr'ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. fair•ies,
—n.
  1. (in folklore) one of a class of supernatural beings, generally conceived as having a diminutive human form and possessing magical powers with which they intervene in human affairs.
  2. . a male homosexual.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to fairies: fairy magic.
  2. of the nature of a fairy; fairylike.
  3. See
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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