[ sawr-ser-uh s ]
/ ˈsɔr sər əs /


of the nature of or involving sorcery.
using sorcery.

Origin of sorcerous

First recorded in 1540–50; sorcer(y) + -ous

Related forms

sor·cer·ous·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sorcerous

  • Sharp flashed his sword forth, fleet as flame, And shore away her sorcerous head.

    The Tale of Balen|Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Here they reclined just as sorcerous sleep had overtaken them.

    Henry Brocken|Walter J. de la Mare