[ fair-ee-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈfɛər iˌɪz əm /


fairylike quality.
belief in fairies.

Origin of fairyism

First recorded in 1705–15; fairy + -ism
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Examples from the Web for fairyism

  • Has all the enchantment of the moonlight-land of chivalry and fairyism in “The Floure and the Leafe” vanished?