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

  • n. One that charms, especially a disarmingly attractive person.
  • n. One who casts spells; an enchanter or magician.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a charming person; one who charms or seduces; a smoothie
  • n. an enchanter or magician

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who charms, or has power to charm; one who uses the power of enchantment; a magician.
  • n. One who delights and attracts the affections.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who charms, or has power to charm.
  • n. One who delights and attracts the affections.
  • n. One who plays upon a musical instrument; a musician.

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

  • n. a person who charms others (usually by personal attractiveness)
  • n. someone with an assured and ingratiating manner


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