Witch Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Witch? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Example sentences, Derivations, Words starting with Witch, Related sentences, Antonyms, Synonyms, How to pronounce? Words ending with Witch and more...

Witch meaning

Word: Witch

How to pronounce: wɪʧ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A woman thought to have magic powers, especially evil ones, popularly depicted as wearing a black cloak and pointed hat and flying on a broomstick.

Example sentences: "She was half Indian and she had told him many stories about witches and black magic."

2. An ugly or unpleasant woman.

3. A woman who is bewitchingly attractive.

Example sentences: "At one point a panel of Harvard scientists was called in to observe a seance, and disbelievers called the girls harlots and witches."

4. An edible North Atlantic flatfish that is of some commercial value.

Example sentences: "I'm talking flat fish, Lemon sole, Dover sole, plaice, dabs, witch, turbot, halibut, brill and skate."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Cast an evil spell on.

Example sentences: "Mrs. Mucharski had somehow witched the house"


Synonyms:

sorcerer

witch doctor

warlock

wizard

magician

enchanter

charmer

quack

necromancer

mage

conjurer

conjuror

magus

hag

harridan

vixen

beldam

beldame

wiccan

hellcat

crone

sorceress

enchantress

hex

jinx

faith healer

healer

voodoo

bewitch

enchant


Derivations:

witching

witched

witchery


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Witch in Other Languages...

Spanish: Bruja

German: Hexe

French: Sorcière

Italian: Strega

Turkish: Cadı


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