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fairy

fair·y

fairy

pronunciation:
feI ri
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: fairies
definition 1: an imaginary tiny creature in human form, thought to possess supernatural powers that can change the course of human affairs.
 
similar words:
dwarf
definition 2: (offensive slang) a male homosexual.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, pertaining to, or like a fairy.
fairy wingsa fairy kingdom
Homophone Note
The words fairy and ferry are similar in sound but have different meanings. To find out why you are more likely to ride on a ferry than on a fairy, look up the word ferry.
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