féerie

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French féerie. Doublet of fairy.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛəɹi/, /ˈfeɪəɹi/

NounEdit

féerie (plural féeries)

  1. A fantastical theatrical production featuring fairies.
    • 2003: Syd's féerie entourage and girlies in drifting crinoline went out of the window, of course, along with his animated scarecrows — Jeremy Harding, ‘Afternoonishness’, London Review of Books 25:1

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fée +‎ -erie.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fe.ʁi/, /fe.e.ʁi/

NounEdit

féerie f (plural féeries)

  1. what fairies do
  2. any fictional universe involving magical creatures such as fairies, ogres and dragons
  3. faerie, féerie
    C'était une vraie féerie.
    It was absolutely magical.
  4. extravaganza
  5. (figurative) something impressive and/or enchanting

DescendantsEdit

  • English: féerie

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