Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

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Examples

  • And this weird charmer is a nice appetizer for the great meal of Absalom.

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  • As if aware that he might have needlessly shown up Dorgan, Murdoch added, in charmer mode, "If we could find a popular, amusing broadcaster to talk for an hour or two every day and he was a liberal, we'd have him on like a shot."

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  • As if aware that he might have needlessly shown up Dorgan, Murdoch added, in charmer mode, "If we could find a popular, amusing broadcaster to talk for an hour or two every day and he was a liberal, we'd have him on like a shot."

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  • As if aware that he might have needlessly shown up Dorgan, Murdoch added, in charmer mode, "If we could find a popular, amusing broadcaster to talk for an hour or two every day and he was a liberal, we'd have him on like a shot."

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  • A snake-charmer is squatting in the dust before the hotel, performing feats of juggling: playfully depositing an egg in one ear, and in a moment picking it, with a sweet smile of surprise, out of the other – or seeming to do it.

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  • Brown was deliberately undercut in The whole time by the media.. he didn't lost this race Tony Blair the charmer was the one who lost it long before the campaign started.

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  • Casanova is, above all, known as a charmer, and sheer charm is not something often attributed to successful women.

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  • The man is a charmer, which is not a bad thing to be if you're going to have the audacity to lead hundreds of hippies into the Tennessee woods.

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  • Casanova is, above all, known as a charmer, and sheer charm is not something often attributed to successful women.

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  • He is described as a charmer who could be very aggressive in business dealings and who was, at one time, a fixture on the social circuit, known for hosting parties at the apartment he lived in on lower Fifth Avenue.

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