sorcerous

[ sawr-ser-uh s ]
/ ˈsɔr sər əs /

adjective

of the nature of or involving sorcery.
using sorcery.

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Origin of sorcerous

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

OTHER WORDS FROM sorcerous

sor·cer·ous·ly, adverb

Words nearby sorcerous

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Example sentences 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