Pronunciation: (fâr'ē), [key]
—n., pl. fair•ies,
1. (in folklore) one of a class of supernatural beings, generally conceived as having a diminutive human form and possessing magical powers with which they intervene in human affairs.
2. Slang (disparaging and offensive). a male homosexual.
1. of or pertaining to fairies: fairy magic.
2. of the nature of a fairy; fairylike.
3. See fairy green.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.