fairy

fairy
['feərɪ]
nome
1) (magical being) fata f.
2) pop. spreg. checca f., frocio m.
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['feəri]
plural - fairies; noun
(an imaginary creature in the form of a very small (often winged) human, with magical powers: Children often believe in fairies; (also adjective) fairy-land.) fata; di fate
- fairy-tale
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fairy /ˈfɛərɪ/
A n.
1 fata; essere fatato; (anche) folletto; spiritello
2 (slang, spreg.) finocchio; checca; frocio
B a.
delle fate; di (o da) fata; del mondo delle fate; fatato: fairy queen, regina delle fate; fairy costume, costume da fata
● (zool.) fairy armadillo (Clamyphorus), clamiforo □ (cucina) fairy cake, piccolo pan di Spagna ricoperto di glassa □ (Austral.) fairy floss, zucchero filato □ fairy godmother, (nelle favole) fata madrina, fata buona; (fig. fam.) benefattrice □ fairy lights, lucine colorate □ fairy ring, circolo magico; cerchio d'erba più scura (in un prato, attribuito a danze delle fate) □ fairy tale (o fairy story), racconto di fate; fiaba; (per estens.) storia incredibile, fandonia, frottola □ fairy-tale (agg.), di favola; fiabesco; da favola; magico; irreale.
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['feərɪ]
nome
1) (magical being) fata f.
2) pop. spreg. checca f., frocio m.

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