Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that delights or fascinates.
  • n. A sorcerer or magician.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who enchants.
  • n. A warlock or sorcerer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who enchants; a sorcerer or magician; also, one who delights as by an enchantment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who enchants or practises enchantment; a sorcerer or magician.
  • n. One who charms or delights.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sorcerer or magician

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Examples

  • Then, when Dacian the provost saw that he might not surmount him, he called his enchanter and said to him: I see that these christian people doubt not our torments.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 3

  • We remained, therefore, in a kind of enchanter's circle until nomination-day was over.

    The Adventure of Living

  • Bogle being a witch who was trying to 'enchanter' her, as her dear

    Peterkin

  • This is not so remarkable as it seems, for, in justice to the Enchanted Island, it should be stated that its resemblance to portions of the neighboring land is sometimes very close, and shows that the "enchanter" who has it under a spell knows his business, and being determined to keep his island for himself changes its appearance as well as its location in order that his property may not be recognized nor appropriated.

    Irish Wonders

  • Not the knowledge which is required in any particular art; nor again the art of the composer of speeches, who knows how to write them, but cannot speak them, although he too must be admitted to be a kind of enchanter of wild animals.

    Euthydemus

  • Suffice it to say that that rare enchanter Nabokov has a way of flitting in and out of my sights, as if ever-present, just there, behind my mind's eye.

    Tamsin Smith: Nabokov's Other Gift

  • They are based around Chrestomanci, a powerful enchanter, and often set in his castle where a sort of school for enchanters exists long, mind you, before Hogwarts existed.

    Monica Edinger: Diana Wynne Jones: An Appreciation

  • There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch.

    Daniel Bruno Sanz: Bad Moon, Burnt Qurans, Birthers and Flat Earthers

  • (Isaiah 47: 13-14) There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch.

    Daniel Bruno Sanz: Bad Moon, Burnt Qurans, Birthers and Flat Earthers

  • But Syjuco is only in his mid-30s, and he already possesses the wand of the enchanter, conjuring up striking scenes like this one: After buying a tiger for a pet, Salvador's blustering father decides to hand-feed the wretched animal some bacon.

    'Ilustrado' by Miguel Syjuco, reviewed by Michael Dirda

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