Etymology
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elfish (adj.)

"of or pertaining to elves or to elf-land, of the nature of or resembling an elf, caused by or characteristic of elves," c. 1200, alvisc; see elf + -ish. Compare elvish. Related: Elfishly; elfishness.

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Definitions of elfish

elfish (adj.)
usually good-naturedly mischievous;
Synonyms: elfin / elvish
From wordnet.princeton.edu