Meaning of elf
Pronunciation: (elf), [key]
— pl. elves
- (in folklore) one of a class of preternatural beings, esp. from mountainous regions, with magical powers, given to capricious and often mischievous interference in human affairs, and usually imagined to be a diminutive being in human form; sprite; fairy.
- a diminutive person, esp. a child.
- a mischievous person, esp. a child.
- elf (Thesaurus)