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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \ˈfer-ē\
    • /ˈfe.ri.ˌlaɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈfer-ē\

Definition of fairylike word

  • noun fairylike Resembling a fairy or some aspect of one. 1

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Parts of speech for Fairylike


fairylike popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for fairylike

adjective fairylike

  • fun — something that provides mirth or amusement: A picnic would be fun.
  • vivacious — lively; animated; spirited: a vivacious folk dance.
  • agile — Someone who is agile can move quickly and easily.
  • bouncy — Someone or something that is bouncy is very lively.
  • cheerful — Someone who is cheerful is happy and shows this in their behaviour.

Antonyms for fairylike

adjective fairylike

  • apathetic — If you describe someone as apathetic, you are criticizing them because they do not seem to be interested in or enthusiastic about doing anything.
  • depressed — If you are depressed, you are sad and feel that you cannot enjoy anything, because your situation is so difficult and unpleasant.
  • inactive — not active: an inactive volcano.
  • lethargic — of, relating to, or affected with lethargy; drowsy; sluggish; apathetic.
  • lifeless — not endowed with life; having no life; inanimate: lifeless matter.

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