Faye



[fey] /feɪ/

noun
1.
a female given name, form of .
/feɪ/
noun
1.
a fairy or sprite
adjective
2.
of or resembling a fay
3.
(informal) pretentious or precious
/feɪ/
verb
1.
to fit or be fitted closely or tightly
/feɪ/
noun
1.
an obsolete word for faith
n.

“fairy,” late 14c., from Old French fae (12c., Modern French fée), from Vulgar Latin *fata “goddess of fate,” fem. singular of Latin fata (neuter plural), literally “the Fates” (see fate). Adjective meaning “homosexual” is attested from 1950s.

fem. proper name, in some cases from Middle English fei, Old French fei “faith,” or else from fay “fairy.”

noun

noun

An adolescent or preadolescent boy as a homosexual sex object

[1970s+ Homosexuals; on analogy with nymphet, probably influenced by fawn]

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