What is charm?

  • (noun): Attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates.
    Synonyms: appeal, appealingness
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on charm, charms:

Septimus Heap (character) - Character Speciality - Magical Power
... When Marcia gives him a charm to be invisible in Magyk, he was the first to disappear without even uttering the charm ... the first one to discover the complete Flyte charm in many years and is able to fly successfully ...
San Diego Art Institute - Museum of The Living Artist - The House of Charm
... The House of Charm was called the Indian Arts Building when it was originally created for the first exposition ... It acquired its current name, the House of Charm, during the second exposition ... buildings within the Park, the House of Charm was taken over by the military during WWII ...
Anglo-Saxon Metrical Charms
... Anglo-Saxon, or Old English, metrical charms were generally written to magically heal or fix a situation, disease, etc ... Usually, these charms give instructions involving some sort of physical action, including making a medical potion, repeating a certain set of words, or writing a specific set of words on an object ... These Anglo-Saxon charms tell a great deal about medieval medical theory and practice ...
Charm School 3
... Charm School with Ricki Lake is the third season of the VH1 reality television series Charm School ... Ricki Lake is the headmistress of the Charm School, and is assisted by deans Alani "La La" Vazquez and Stryker ... Ebony Jones (Risky) was ultimately named Charm School Queen and was awarded the $100,000 ...
Charm, Ohio
... Charm is an unincorporated community in northwestern Clark Township, Holmes County, Ohio, United States ...

More definitions of "charm":

  • (noun): A verbal formula believed to have magical force.
    Example: "Inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
    Synonyms: spell, magic spell
  • (verb): Induce into action by using one's charm.
    Synonyms: influence, tempt
  • (verb): Control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft.
    Synonyms: becharm
  • (verb): Protect through supernatural powers or charms.

Famous quotes containing the word charm:

    Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)

    Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination—everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell.
    John Adams (1735–1826)

    He is not heroic, as Raleigh, nor pious, as Herbert, nor philosophical, as Shakespeare, but he is the child of the English muse, that child which is the father of the man. The charm of his poetry consists often only in an exceeding naturalness, perfect sincerity, with the behavior of a child rather than of a man.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)