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Definition of "sorceress" [sor•cer•ess]

  • A woman who practices sorcery. (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 "sorceress" in a sentence
  • "A waiter overhearing them calls the sorceress Nicolette who thrives on chaos; she sends a courier to find the mycronancer Bulliard who should be interested in them."
  • "Then the King came, and besought her to return to the palace as his bride, but she replied, 'I will never be your wife till that wicked sorceress is dead, for she would only murder me and my boy, as she murdered your seven young sons."
  • "There was among the assemblage, more than one youthful and vain sorceress, who beheld the fêtes given in honour of the new-corner, with feelings of spite."