charmed

adjective
\ ˈchärmd How to pronounce charmed (audio) \

Definition of charmed

1 : extremely lucky or prosperous living a charmed life
2 : of, relating to, or being a charm quark

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Examples of charmed in a Sentence

She has always lived a charmed life. you must be living a charmed life if you haven't caught the flu that's going around
Recent Examples on the Web The Obama-Biden administration was a charmed era for America’s tech companies — a moment when they were lionized as innovators, hailed as job creators and largely left alone. Marcy Gordon, chicagotribune.com, "For Big Tech, Biden brings a new era but no ease in scrutiny," 27 Nov. 2020 The Obama-Biden administration was a charmed era for America's tech companies — a moment when they were lionized as innovators, hailed as job creators and largely left alone. Marcy Gordon, Star Tribune, "For Big Tech, Biden brings a new era but no ease in scrutiny," 27 Nov. 2020 Third Eye Blind has a semi-charmed weekend with two shows from the Del Mar County Fairgrounds in California, at 11 p.m. Gary Graff, cleveland, "Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Dave Mathews, Lumineers and other stars headline online Save Our Stages Fest," 14 Oct. 2020 Born to a Jewish family in the Bronx in the late nineteen-thirties, Russ initially had a charmed childhood. B. D. Mcclay, The New Yorker, "Joanna Russ, the Science-Fiction Writer Who Said No," 30 Jan. 2020 The former Vice President has enjoyed a charmed two-week stretch. Philip Elliott, Time, "Joe Biden's Win in Michigan Gives Him a Clear Path to the Democratic Nomination," 11 Mar. 2020 Players unravelled a plot concerning the imaginary founder of the Jejune Institute, its organized dissidents, and the whereabouts of a charmed young woman with the aura of a benevolent rebel princess. Troy Patterson, The New Yorker, "On AMC’s “Dispatches from Elsewhere,” Jason Segel Plays with Convoluted Ways of Telling Straight Stories," 28 Feb. 2020 In the early 1980s, two Norwegian students in love spent a few charmed weeks camping on a beach in the Algarve, on the southwestern coast of Portugal. J.s. Marcus, WSJ, "Egil and Birgitte Greve built a vacation retreat with two mansions, two infinity pools and enough rooms to house their family nearly four decades after getting engaged on the country’s southwestern coast," 26 Feb. 2020 After a charmed half-decade, the Warriors are now like many NBA teams, depending on the brilliance of their best player to win games. Connor Letourneau, SFChronicle.com, "Warriors’ season-opening shellacking by Clippers reveals their flaws," 25 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of charmed

1605, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Charmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charmed. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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charmed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of charmed

: very lucky : having good luck

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