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fey (en)

(adjective) fated to die; doomed / (adjective) marked by a foreboding of death or calamity / (adjective) able to see into the future; visionary / (adjective) marked by an otherworldly air or attitude / (adjective) crazy touched / (adjective) excessively refined; precious / (adjective) quaintly unconventional; campy

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the Guardianistas fey fools, skipping across the stage

—p.247 Dead Man Laughing (237) by Zadie Smith
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Like many gay men, I understood at an early age that a fey gesture or tone of voice could put me in harm’s way

—p.177 My Avant-Garde Education (169) missing author
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4 years, 7 months ago


For Texas, there was something sleek and slightly fey about him, what she and her college roommates might have called metrosexual in years past.

—p.126 by Lydia Kiesling
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7 months ago


a guy with a bad haircut, a slight, fey combination of Boris Karloff and Tony Perkins, self-righteous and self-consciously gentle

—p.427 Damning Portraits (423) by A S Hamrah
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10 months, 3 weeks ago


He gestured toward the eight-track player. “This stuff is fey.”

—p.237 by Jeffrey Eugenides
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4 months, 2 weeks ago


gazing toward that full-blown flower whose fey petals curled and yellowed round its white spore-bearing carpel

—p.187 PART I (1) by William Gaddis
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1 year, 6 months ago


She spoke of fey youths she had known, of their clothes and hair, the petulant swing of their slim hips.

—p.145 by Mary Gaitskill
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3 months, 3 weeks ago