Meaning of elvish in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɛlvɪʃ/

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  • 1Relating to or characteristic of an elf or elves.

    ‘his pointed elvish ears’
    • ‘elvish languages’
    1. 1.1Lively and slightly mischievous; impish.
      ‘Danny still wore his elvish grin’
      • ‘a spirit of elvish fun seemed to be in his very nature’


mass noun
  • The language of elves, originally that invented by J. R. R. Tolkien in his fantasy adventures.

    • ‘they want to know if we can speak elvish’