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Pronunciation of Fairy: Learn how to pronounce Fairy in English correctly

Learn how to say Fairy correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word fairy:

noun (plural fairies)
1a small imaginary being of human form that has magical powers, especially a female one:
she believed she had had fairies at the bottom of her garden
[as modifier]:
fairy gold
2a Central and South American hummingbird with a green back and long tail.
Genus Heliothryx, family Trochilidae: two species
3 informal, derogatory a male homosexual.

away with the fairies
British informal giving the impression of being mad, distracted, or in a dreamworld.


Middle English (denoting fairyland, or fairies collectively): from Old French faerie, from fae, ‘a fairy’, from Latin fata ‘the Fates’, plural of fatum (see fate). Compare with fay