verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of charm1
OTHER WORDS FROM charmcharm·ed·ly [chahr-mid-lee], /ˈtʃɑr mɪd li/, adverbcharmer, nouncharmless, adjectivecharm·less·ly, adverb
Words nearby charm
Definition for charm (2 of 2)
noun British Dialect.
Origin of charm2
Example sentences from the Web for charm
There is charm, oodles of it, but also a steeliness about Gilkes.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the end, Stephen did not kill young William, which the knight would claim was due to his charm.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The charm continues when he waxes on—and on—about the immeasurable respect he has for Cumberbatch, his friend of over 15 years.From ‘The Good Wife’ to ‘The Imitation Game’: Matthew Goode Wages His Charm Offensive|Kevin Fallon|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The system faintly evokes the charm of the Hogwarts houses—without a Sorting Hat, that is.
In the last several months Pyongyang has launched a charm offensive directed at Moscow, Tokyo, and Seoul.
As charm rings, too, must be reckoned those which enclosed small relics.Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,
There are many men amongst us who, in Scripture phrase, refuse to hear the voice of the charmer, charm he never so wisely.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
And as she carried the attempt too far, I got angry, and heating with a charm the prongs of my trident, I marked her on the loins.The Kath Sarit Sgara|Somadeva Bhatta
I have enjoyed the charm of Mendoza, the healthiest of all the towns in the Republic.The Amazing Argentine|John Foster Fraser
Sometimes a heavily-laden cart would go by drawn by a long string of oxen; but they were picturesque and added to the charm.The Chief Legatee|Anna Katharine Green
British Dictionary definitions for charm (1 of 2)
Word Origin for charm
British Dictionary definitions for charm (2 of 2)
Word Origin for charm
Scientific definitions for charm
Idioms and Phrases with charm
In addition to the idioms beginning with charm
- charmed life
- charm the pants off
- (charm the) pants off
- work like a charm