fey: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fā), [key]
— adj.
  1. doomed; fated to die.
  2. appearing to be under a spell; marked by an apprehension of death, calamity, or evil.
  3. supernatural; unreal; enchanted: elves, fairies, and other fey creatures.
  4. being in unnaturally high spirits, as were formerly thought to precede death.
  5. whimsical; strange; otherworldly: a strange child with a mysterious smile and a fey manner.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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