Translation of "witch" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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witchnoun [ C ]

uk /wɪtʃ/ us /wɪtʃ/

C1 a woman who is believed to have magical powers and who uses them to harm or help other people

a witch on a broomstick 骑着扫把的女巫
Witches were persecuted all over western Europe from the 15th to the 17th century, as it was claimed that they had dealings with the Devil. 从15世纪到17世纪,整个西欧的女巫都受到迫害,因为据称她们与魔鬼有来往。

informal disapproving an unpleasant and ugly woman


More examples

  • In the story, a wicked witch put a curse on the princess for 100 years.
  • The witch put a magic spell on the prince and turned him into a frog.
  • The central character is a malevolent witch out for revenge.
  • The witch cast/put a spell on the prince and he turned into a frog.
  • Of course, in the end, the wicked witch gets killed.

(Translation of “witch” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)