noun, plural fair·ies.
Origin of fairy
SYNONYMS FOR fairy
Examples from the Web for fairy
But when the darkness closes in, we actually run to fairy tales and fables.
Actually, rather like Gruber, we feel rather icky about fairy tales.
Not that the demonstration had anything to do with this couple, whom Sarah seems to see as a fairy tale come to life.
In reality, prison weddings look nothing like the fairy tales depicted on TV and in bridal magazines.
“I have full faith that this will happen,” Williams says, prepping her fairy dust for a flurry of happy thoughts.The Cast of ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Knows You Hatewatched ‘The Sound of Music’|Kevin Fallon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And yet he was conquered by a woman; the fairy Vivien enchanted the enchanter and kept him in a hawthorn bush under a spell.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
One couldn't help wondering that the Fairy Aurora allowed it to be in her room.Roumanian Fairy Tales|Various
Take up the love poems, elegies, fairy tales and prayers of the ancient Egyptians.The Literature of Ecstasy|Albert Mordell
Once, her moving fingers 155 felt the little bag hanging from its leathern thong about her neck, in which was the fairy crystal.Heart of the Blue Ridge|Waldron Baily
His fairy tales, very much got in their day, would make very dull reading now.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall|W. R. H. Trowbridge
British Dictionary definitions for fairy
noun plural fairies
Derived Formsfairy-like, adjective
Word Origin for fairy
Idioms and Phrases with fairy
In addition to the idiom beginning with fairy
- fairy godmother
- tooth fairy