Definition of “charm” - English Dictionary

“charm” in British English

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charmnoun

uk /tʃɑːm/ us /tʃɑːrm/

charm noun (ATTRACTION)

B2 [ C or U ] a quality that makes you like or feel attracted to someone or something:

a woman of great charm
It's a town with a lot of old-world charm.
Even as a young boy he knew how to turn on the charm (= be pleasant intentionally) when he wanted something.
I had to use all my charms to get them to lend us the hall.

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charm noun (LUCKY OBJECT)

C2 [ C ] an object or saying that is thought to have magical powers, such as the ability to bring good luck:

He keeps a rabbit's paw as a lucky/good luck charm.

charmverb [ T often passive ]

uk /tʃɑːm/ us /tʃɑːrm/

(Definition of “charm” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“charm” in American English

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charmnoun

us /tʃɑrm/

charm noun (ATTRACTION)

[ C/U ] a special quality of a person or thing that makes the person or thing attractive:

[ C ] I never could resist the charms of the city.

charm noun (LUCKY OBJECT)

[ C ] an object or saying that is believed to bring good luck:

Many people carry good luck charms.
charm
verb [ T ] us /tʃɑrm/

Charlie charms everyone.
charmed
adjective us /tʃɑrmd/

His completely charmed guests did not want to leave the party.
charming
adjective us /ˈtʃɑr·mɪŋ/

He was thoughtful and charming.

(Definition of “charm” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)