Origin of bewitching
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of bewitch
Examples from the Web for bewitching
In Saudi Arabia, they know you hot mamas have bewitching powers too.Judith Regan: Todd Akin and Republican Men’s World of Unicorns, True Love—and No Rape|Judith Regan|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For Summer turns out to be the bewitching villain in this story, breaking Tom's heart without a second thought.
Bewitching scents waft from a stone vessel holding multicolored powders, herbs and seeds.
For him the dazzling sights of Utrecht and Paris had no bewitching charm.History of the Moravian Church|J. E. Hutton
I fancy she thought I was bewitching the poor little fellow.
So there, with the lights turned out, with the glow of the fire playing over her bewitching face, Jeanne told them of Isle Royale.The Crystal Ball|Roy J. Snell
A bewitching little smile slowly curved Pepita's lips and crept into her eyes.The Pretty Sister Of Jos|Frances Hodgson Burnett
She was as exquisite as I thought she would be, and is the most bewitching creature!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Word Origin for bewitch
c.1200, biwicchen, from be- + Old English wiccian "to enchant, to practice witchcraft" (see witch). Literal at first, figurative sense of "to fascinate" is from 1520s. *Bewiccian may well have existed in Old English, but it is not attested. Related: Bewitched; bewitching; bewitchingly.