witching

[ wich-ing ]
/ ˈwɪtʃ ɪŋ /

noun

the use or practice of witchcraft.
fascination; charm; enchantment.

adjective

of, characterized by, or suitable for sorcery or black magic: a witching potion.
enchanting; fascinating.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR VOCABULARY AS STRONG AS A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT? TRY THIS QUIZ TO SEE!

It may seem like fun and games but this quiz that uses vocab from popular stories will determine how much you know.
Question 1 of 10
disgruntle

Origin of witching

before 1000; Middle English wicching (noun and adj.), Old English wiccung (noun), derivative of wiccian to practice witchcraft. See witch, -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM witching

witch·ing·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for witching

British Dictionary definitions for witching

witching
/ (ˈwɪtʃɪŋ) /

adjective

relating to or appropriate for witchcraft
rare bewitching

noun

witchcraft; magic

Derived forms of witching

witchingly, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012