snake charmer


noun

an entertainer who seems to charm venomous snakes, usually by music.

Origin of snake charmer

First recorded in 1830–40
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snake charmer


noun

an entertainer, esp in Asia, who charms or appears to charm snakes by playing music and by rhythmic body movements
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