\ 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

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Sullivan seems more charmed than bothered by the trade-offs. Robert Duffer,, "Electric trucks deliver savings, silence in growing fleet sales," 24 Aug. 2017 Queen Elizabeth and her royal relatives live a charmed life filled with palaces, parades, and tiaras. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Prince William Reportedly Works Out with Moms from Prince George's School," 16 Apr. 2019 Still, as charmed as New York was by the Hutsons, the Obedient Sons & Daughters label was short-lived. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Swaim Hutson—The Man Behind the Late Aughts Label Obedient Sons & Daughters—Is Back in the Suit Business," 20 Mar. 2019 But in the years following my parents’ breakup, my charmed upbringing devolved into one that included social workers and even a summer living in a homeless shelter. Maisha Leek, Marie Claire, "Once I Was Homeless, Now I Advise Silicon Valley," 28 Jan. 2019 Glencore’s decision to expand in coal might look less charmed if and when global warming and pollution concerns cut into demand. Paul Garvey, WSJ, "Fans of Coal Are Reaping the Rewards," 17 Sep. 2018 Everything seems charmed, even in my utter weakness. Daphne Beal, Vogue, "After One Writer Finds Out She Has a Brain Tumor, She Confronts It Head On," 10 Aug. 2018 The Red Sox did this all year long, enjoying a charmed existence where virtually every choice, no matter how scrutinized, worked to perfection. Jared Diamond, WSJ, "Red Sox Roll Over Dodgers in Game 1 of the World Series," 24 Oct. 2018 But not all of Henry’s adventures in sports ownership have been quite so charmed. Jonathan Clegg, WSJ, "A Red Sox Strategy to Conquer the Premier League," 31 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of charmed

1605, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of charmed

: very lucky : having good luck

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