elflike

ADJECTIVE
  1. small and delicate
    obsessed by things elfin and small
    she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate
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How To Use elflike In A Sentence

  • Inside—or, rather, outside—the summerhouse was the kind of place Rebecca would find enchanting, with its burbling fountain, decorative brickwork, and stone chairs protected from the elements by shelflike orange tile roofs. The Viognier Vendetta
  • Amused by the elflike Nikki, Mitch watched out of the corner of his eye as he walked away. Emily And The Stranger
  • Am I the only one who pictures her having the elflike features, and out of wordly regal posture while still being "only" a girl of what's-her-name-now... Auditions are underway
  • He was a delicate child, shy, sensitive, elflike, who wandered through the woods near his home, in Sussex, on the lookout for sprites and hobgoblins. Outlines of English and American Literature : an Introduction to the Chief Writers of England and America, to the Books They Wrote, and to the Times in Which They Lived
  • He has a nice face, kind of elflike: nice and a little unreal. The Other Side of Dark
  • Alan Medford Grant was a short, elflike, balding man with large eyes and large teeth, in his neat pin-striped suit and bowler hat and he liked him immediately. Noble House
  • As she turned to gaze at a huge gilded mirror that hung to one side of the entryway, a very small, elflike man approached. One Night in Scotland
  • And when your shoes get wet, you can wedge them into the gap between the windshield and the shelflike dashboard, and turn on the defroster full blast.
  • shelflike table
  • The second image was of a windswept, fork-bearded and eagle-eyed man of craggy features, huge and solid, wearing boots and an Inverness cape, next to his wife, a diminutive and elflike waif with a strange and unearthly smile. INTERVIEW: John C. Wright
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