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

  • noun A look or stare believed to cause injury or misfortune to others.
  • noun The presumed power to cause injury or misfortune to others by magic or supernatural means.

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

  • See Evil eye under evil, a.

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

  • noun A wicked look
  • noun A curse

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

  • noun a look that is believed to have the power of inflicting harm


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