fey

Have you met someone who speaks like they’re casting spells and has a distant look in their eyes? That’s a fey person, someone who seems like they come from another world, kind of like an elf.

There’s a fey girl, let’s call her Faye. Fey Faye is not an elf nor a witch, but she seems supernatural in a vague way, and her voice sounds like a magic flute. Fey comes from the Old English word fǣge, or literally “fated to die soon,” which refers to that odd good mood a person is in right before they die. Don’t worry, that definition isn’t used anymore, and fey Faye isn’t dying. But she is kind of spooky.

DEFINITIONS OF: fey

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adj suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness

“"the fey quality was there, the ability to see the moon at midday"- John Mason Brown”
Synonyms:
elfin
supernatural
not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material

adj slightly insane

Synonyms:
touched
insane
afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
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