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Definition of "enchantress" [en•chant•ress]

  • A woman of great charm or fascination. (noun)
  • A woman who practices magic; a sorceress. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "enchantress" in a sentence
  • "“Morgaine Le Fey, called enchantress by those who do not understand what she truly was,” Cecil says implacably."
  • "It is … the task of criticism to establish principles; to improve opinion into knowledge; and to distinguish those means of pleasing which depend upon known causes and rational deduction, from the nameless and inexplicable elegances which appeal wholly to the fancy, from which we feel delight, but know not how they produce it, and which may well be termed the enchantress of the soul."
  • "L'ammaliatrice Angelica, the so-called enchantress of Florence, brought men running from the fields, and women from their kitchens ...."