Definition of 'elf'
Example sentences containing 'elf'
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Then the film career nosedived when the diminutive comic suffered the indignity of playing a cute elf - the role he was born to play! Times, Sunday Times (2010)Santa should have called in elf 'n' safety! The Sun (2013)But elf 'n' safety means they are banned at many campsites. The Sun (2014)His youngest victim was nine months old and yet he talks like a mischievous elf, in stark contrast to the traumatised victims and their families. Times, Sunday Times (2009)ANOTHER elf 'n safety triumph. The Sun (2014)
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Used Occasionally. elf is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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