noun, plural elves [elvz] /ɛlvz/.
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Origin of elf
OTHER WORDS FROM elfelf·like, adjective
Words nearby elf
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Example sentences from the Web for elf
The friends were even given military call names - Elf, Bay and Airplane.Bitter Survivors and Caravans of Coffins from Ukraine’s “Eastern Boiler”|Anna Nemtsova|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I knew right then: Elf is the ultimate light-hearted Christmas movie.
Elf is pegged as a Christmas movie, but it hardly feels religious.
He had customized his new gun by etching in the words “better off this way” and “my ELF weapon.”Inside the Washington Navy Yard’s Building 197 During Alexis’s Rampage|Michael Daly|September 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Elvis (n.): A Christmas elf, as misinterpreted by Alana, who in one episode mistakes, “Elvis helps Santa Claus make toys.”
The elf was looking at me with a mixture of surprise and pity.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
There a man had by the ordinary device obtained an elf as a wife; and she bore him a child.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
Daylight found Vera tossing and turning, while Elf was dreaming.Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore|Amy Brooks
Really, you know it is the Imp and the Elf who are writing this book.The Child's Book of the Seasons|Arthur Ransome
The affrighted Elf sobbed bitterly, as the greedy saw began with iron tooth to devour the foundations of her dwelling.Translations from the German (Vol 3 of 3)|Thomas Carlyle