charm

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
charm

Plural
charms

  1. A charm is an object that people think has a magical power.
    His old pencil was a charm for him. He always used it on tests.
  2. If someone has charm, that means that they can easily make people like them.
    Everyone liked her for her charm.
  3. A trinket usually worn on a bracelet.
    He gave her a charm for her charm bracelet.
  4. A group or flock of finches.

Verb[change]

Plain form
charm

Third-person singular
charms

Past tense
charmed

Past participle
charmed

Present participle
charming

  1. To charm someone is to amaze them or win them over.
    He charmed her with talk of all the money he had.
  2. To charm something or someone means to use magic upon it.
    The witch tried to charm the princess with an old spell.
    The sorceror charmed the serpents and ordered them to do his bidding.

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