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
More often than not, I’ll head out in the middle of the day when it’s 94 degrees and the city’s famous olfactory charms are at their most ripe.
In are local haunts that are long on charm but probably have no marketing budget or Instagram accounts.Investors continue to push global stocks into record territory|Bernhard Warner|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Retro parks were designed to have the charm of an early 20th-century, baseball-only ballpark, with features like asymmetrical dimensions that mimicked the designs of older parks that had been constrained by building within city blocks.MLB’s Newest Ballpark Is A Shift Away From Retro-Era Stadiums|Travis Sawchik|July 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Since charm quarks and their anticharm counterparts are among the heaviest types of quarks, it is also the first tetraquark to include more than two heavy quarks.This is the first known particle with four of the same kind of quark|Maria Temming|July 7, 2020|Science News
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