charmed

[ chahrmd ]
/ tʃɑrmd /

adjective

marked by good fortune or privilege: a charmed life.
Physics. (of a particle) having a nonzero value of charm.

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Origin of charmed

1250–1300; Middle English. See charm1, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM charmed

un·charmed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for charmed

charmed
/ (tʃɑːmd) /

adjective

delighted or fascinateda charmed audience
seemingly protected by a magic spellhe bears a charmed life
physics possessing charma charmed quark
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