snake charmer

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. snail's pace,
  2. snail-paced,
  3. snailfish,
  4. snailflower,
  5. snake,
  6. snake dance,
  7. snake doctor,
  8. snake eyes,
  9. snake feeder,
  10. snake fence

Origin of snake charmer

First recorded in 1830–40

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British Dictionary definitions for snake charmer

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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