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Definition of "fey" []

  • Having or displaying an otherworldly, magical, or fairylike aspect or quality: "She's got that fey look as though she's had breakfast with a leprechaun” ( Dorothy Burnham). (adjective)
  • Having visionary power; clairvoyant. (adjective)
  • Appearing touched or crazy, as if under a spell. (adjective)
  • Scots Fated to die soon. (adjective)
  • Scots Full of the sense of approaching death. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fey" in a sentence
  • "April 7th, 2010 11: 28 am ET beauty must not be just skin deep cause while palin has an uglyness about her tina fey is my #1 celebrity crush"
  • "Having just listened to the wonderful “Chasing the Bard” by Pip Ballantine, I was off in fey realms of beauty and magic."
  • "April 7th, 2010 3: 41 pm ET fey is getting desperate for some press ink. her latest movie shows she has no acting skills whatsoever and 30 rock has become repetitively boring. time to get a real job tina."