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fair•y



Pronunciation: (fâr'ē), [key]
n., pl. fair•ies,
adj.


n.
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.

adj.
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.

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