Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hypnotic”

See all translations

hypnotic

adjective uk   /hɪpˈnɒt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈnɑː.t̬ɪk/
caused by hypnosis: She went into a hypnotic trance. Hypnotic sounds or movements are very regular and make you feel as if you want to sleep: The beat of the music was strangely hypnotic.
Translations of “hypnotic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 催眠的, 有催眠作用的, 讓人昏昏欲睡的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 催眠的, 有催眠作用的, 让人昏昏欲睡的…
(Definition of hypnotic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hypnotic?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hypnotic” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

shampoo

a liquid used for washing hair, or for washing particular objects or materials

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More