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[en-chan-ter, -chahn-]
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  1. a person who enchants or delights.
  2. a magician; sorcerer.
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Origin of enchanter

1250–1300; enchant + -er1; replacing Middle English enchantour < Anglo-French; Old French enchanteor < Late Latin incantātor, equivalent to Latin incantā(re) (see incantation) + -tor -tor
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Related Words for enchanter

conjurer, magician, witch, sorcerer

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Historical Examples of enchanter

  • And in Ecclesiasticus, "Who will pity the enchanter that has been bitten by the serpent?"

    The Phantom World

    Augustin Calmet

  • Merlin was a King in early Britain; he was also an Enchanter.

  • The marvel of their captivation lay in the spell of the enchanter.

    A Day's Ride

    Charles James Lever

  • Theirs the Enchanter's toil, not in vain,—making ropes out of sea-sand.

  • Every age, every person, and every art obeys the wand of the enchanter.

Word Origin and History for enchanter


late 13c., agent noun from enchant or from Old French enchanteor.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper