\ˈchärmd \

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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Her beagle, named Guy, has been living a charmed life in the U.K. for several months now, while the other is staying with close friends of hers back stateside. Maura Hohman,, "Harry Was Right! The Queen’s Corgis Aren’t the Only Dogs Who’ve Fallen in Love with Meghan Markle," 11 July 2018 Photo: fazry ismail/epa-efe/rex/shutter/EPA/Shutterstock Related For years, Mr. Low, 36, appeared to live a charmed life. James Hookway, WSJ, "Malaysia Looks to Arrest Financier Jho Low Over 1MDB Scandal," 8 June 2018 The charmed postseason of University of Portland steeplechaser Riley Osen continued. Ken Goe,, "Georgia wins, records fall, the Oregon Ducks barely register in NCAA men's track," 8 June 2018 Before his arrest, authorities said Anthony Gignac was living a charmed life – draping himself in Rolexes, speeding around town in a Ferrari and inhabiting a penthouse apartment accessible only by helicopter or ferry. James Hohmann, Washington Post, "The Daily 202: Why Virginia’s Medicaid expansion is a big deal," 31 May 2018 Growing up in Chapel Row, a village near Newbury, Berkshire, Catherine, Pippa and James lived a charmed life. Corynne Cirilli, Town & Country, "Everything You Need to Know About the Middleton Family," 8 May 2018 That's how privilege works in Newsom's charmed life – even Republicans help him out. Marcos Bretón, sacbee, "The privileged candidate: Why do we let Gavin Newsom get away with this? | The Sacramento Bee," 6 May 2018 As the eldest daughter of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco, Princess Caroline of Monaco has lived a charmed life in the spotlight. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Princess Caroline Says She Was Closer to Her Nanny Than Her Mother Grace Kelly," 11 Apr. 2018 Over the last year and a half, Philipps has used the platform’s Stories feature to post daily (sometimes hourly) conversational videos about her charmed and wacky L.A. lifestyle. Allie Jones, The Cut, "You Guys, It’s Busy Philipps," 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of charmed

1605, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of charmed was in 1605

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English Language Learners Definition of charmed

: very lucky : having good luck

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