enchantress


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en·chant·ress

 (ĕn-chăn′trĭs)
n.
1. A woman of great charm or fascination.
2. A woman who practices magic; a sorceress.

en•chant•ress

(ɛnˈtʃæn trɪs, -ˈtʃɑn-)

n.
1. a woman who practices magic; sorceress.
2. an irresistibly charming woman.

enchantress

A female magician or sorceress.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enchantress - a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductiveenchantress - a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.enchantress - a female sorcerer or magician
occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts

enchantress

noun
1. A usually unscrupulous woman who seduces or exploits men:
Informal: vamp, witch.
2. A woman who practices magic:
Translations

enchantress

[ɪnˈtʃɑːntrɪs] Nhechicera f

enchantress

[ɪnˈtʃɑːntrəs] n
(= sorceress) → enchanteresse f
(= bewitching woman) → enchanteresse f

enchantress

nZauberin f; (= enchanting woman)bezaubernde Frau

enchantress

[ɪnˈtʃɑːntrɪs] nincantatrice f
References in classic literature ?
It might have been fancied, indeed, that she expected to minister to the wants of the community unseen, like a disembodied divinity or enchantress, holding forth her bargains to the reverential and awe-stricken purchaser in an invisible hand.
What the knitting was, I don't know, not being learned in that art; but it looked like a net; and as she worked away with those Chinese chopsticks of knitting-needles, she showed in the firelight like an ill-looking enchantress, baulked as yet by the radiant goodness opposite, but getting ready for a cast of her net by and by.
I believe she would like to kill him if she could, for she is an enchantress.
The host, dismounting, sped The parting guest whose boat rocked under him, And when the circling stirrup-cup went round, No light guitar, no lute, was heard again; But on the heart aglow with wine there fell Beneath the cold bright moon the cold adieu Of fading friends -- when suddenly beyond The cradled waters stole the lullaby Of some faint lute; then host forgot to go, Guest lingered on: all, wondering at the spell, Besought the dim enchantress to reveal Her presence; but the music died and gave No answer, dying.
When I got through the charmed grove, and was near the great house of the enchantress Circe, I met Mercury with his golden wand, disguised as a young man in the hey-day of his youth and beauty with the down just coming upon his face.
If there were time to spare from more important matters, I should be glad to tell you of Medea's fiery chariot, drawn by winged dragons, in which the enchantress used often to take an airing among the clouds.
Then Mills pronounced distinctly: "Good-bye, old Enchantress.
Last eve in dreams, I saw thee stand, Like queenly nymphs from Fairy-land-- Enchantress of the flowery wand, Most beauteous Isadore!
It was, however, surrounded by a high wall, and no one dared to go into it because it belonged to an enchantress, who had great power and was dreaded by all the world.
You see well enough," retorted Amelotte, "that she is an enchantress.
Bending over a steaming vessel of tea, and looking through the steam, and breathing forth the steam, like a malignant Chinese enchantress engaged in the performance of unholy rites, Mr F.
was under the constant necessity of referring for advice and support to a sage volume entitled The Complete British Family Housewife, which she would sit consulting, with her elbows on the table and her temples on her hands, like some perplexed enchantress poring over the Black Art.