- 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.
- to enchant or bewitch with a philter.
Origin of philter
Related Words for philterelixir, draught, cordial, tonic, mixture, libation, liquid, cup, liquor, drink, dose, dram, medicine, remedy, draft, brew, nip, restorative, stimulant, philter
Examples from the Web for philter
Historical Examples of philter
Every bane has its corresponding antidote; if so, there may be physic even for a philter.The Comic Latin Grammar
There is a dish for you, a philter wherewith to woo the appetite!Europe After 8:15
H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
Was I still under the influence of the philter poured into the wine?The Brass Bell
The way she tripped across the floorWas better than a philter.The Book of Humorous Verse
The sorceress Hekt passed him; she wanted to see the woman for whom she had given him the philter.Uarda, Complete