noun war·lock \ˈwr-ˌläk\

: a man who has magical powers and practices witchcraft : a sorcerer or wizard

Full Definition of WARLOCK

:  a man practicing the black arts :  sorcerer — compare witch
:  conjurer

Origin of WARLOCK

Middle English warloghe, from Old English ̄rloga one that breaks faith, the Devil, from ̄r faith, troth + -loga (from lēogan to lie); akin to Old English ̄r true — more at very, lie
First Known Use: 14th century
WARLOCK Defined for Kids


noun war·lock \ˈwr-ˌläk\

Definition of WARLOCK for Kids

:  a man who practices witchcraft


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