Antonyms of adj elfin

3 of 4 senses of elfin

Sense 1
elfin, fey -- (suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness; "thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning"; "the fey quality was there, the ability to see the moon at midday"- John Mason Brown)

INDIRECT (VIA supernatural) -> natural -- (existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical; "a perfectly natural explanation")

Sense 2
elfin, elflike -- (small and delicate; "she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate"; "obsessed by things elfin and small")

INDIRECT (VIA small, little) -> large, big -- (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")
INDIRECT (VIA small, little) -> large, big -- (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")

Sense 4
elfin, elfish, elvish -- (usually good-naturedly mischievous; "perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight"; "elvish tricks")

INDIRECT (VIA playful) -> unplayful, serious, sober -- (completely lacking in playfulness)

Similarity of adj elfin

4 senses of elfin

Sense 1
elfin, fey -- (suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness; "thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning"; "the fey quality was there, the ability to see the moon at midday"- John Mason Brown)
       => supernatural (vs. natural) -- (not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings")

Sense 2
elfin, elflike -- (small and delicate; "she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate"; "obsessed by things elfin and small")
       => small (vs. large), little (vs. big) -- (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group")

Sense 3
elfin -- (relating to or made or done by or as if by an elf; "elfin bells"; "all the little creatures joined in the elfin dance")

Sense 4
elfin, elfish, elvish -- (usually good-naturedly mischievous; "perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight"; "elvish tricks")
       => playful (vs. unplayful) -- (full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school")

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