a potion, charm, or drug supposed to cause the person taking it to fall in love, usually with some specific person.
a magic potion for any purpose.

verb (used with object), phil·tered, phil·ter·ing.

to enchant or bewitch with a philter.

Nearby words

  1. philosophical logic,
  2. philosophism,
  3. philosophize,
  4. philosophy,
  5. philosophy of life,
  6. philtre,
  7. philtrum,
  8. phimosis,
  9. phimotic,
  10. phineas

Origin of philter

1580–90; < French philtre < Latin philtrum; see philtrum

Related formsphil·ter·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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