Definition of fairyism in US English:

fairyism

noun

  • 1The nature, characteristics, or powers of a fairy.

  • 2The ethereal or enchanting qualities associated with fairies, or with the realm or world in which they are imagined to live. Now rare.

Origin

Early 18th century. From fairy + -ism, after French féerie.

Pronunciation

fairyism

/ˈfɛːrɪɪz(ə)m/