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 Frankel, an Obama speechwriter during his initial campaign and first term in office, enjoyed what was, in many ways, a charmed life. Washington Post, "The Holocaust, mental illness and a family’s secrets," 9 Jan. 2020 Fresh off a global attention-grabbing collaboration with rapper Kanye West, some followers would say Osteen has lived a charmed life: superstar pastor, millions of books sold and weekly television broadcasts of his sermons. Fox News, "Joel Osteen, pastor of largest Christian congregation in America, talks Kanye West, miracles, Yankee Stadium," 9 Jan. 2020 Needing one more reversal on the final day of a charmed Premier League season, Liverpool led Wolves in front of a crowd that was getting used to miracles. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "Manchester City Takes the Premier League Title," 12 May 2019 Over the years, the book has led a charmed life, acquiring millions of readers and serving as the basis for a popular film adapted and directed by Chbosky. Bill Sheehan, Washington Post, "Twenty years after ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower,’ Stephen Chbosky delivers a thrilling surprise," 1 Oct. 2019 After all, in a place where realistic championship hopes have been nonexistent since the moment Green and Kawhi Leonard left town, nobody seems to begrudge the former for his continued charmed existence. Mike Finger, ExpressNews.com, "For Danny Green, the Spurs’ love remains," 3 Nov. 2019 Parts of Potrero Hill feel like the sort of charmed place where Amazon deliveries could sit undisturbed on your stoop. Lauren Smiley, The Atlantic, "The Porch Pirate of Potrero Hill Can’t Believe It Came to This," 1 Nov. 2019 Despite herself, the no-nonsense woman is somewhat charmed. Robyn Bahr, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Bob Hearts Abishola': TV Review," 23 Sep. 2019 Niko Kovac has been living a charmed life in the Bayern hot-seat, scraping home to title success last season, and starting the new campaign in stuttering fashion. SI.com, "Twitter Reacts as Bayern Munich are Shockingly Thrashed 5-1 By Eintracht Frankfurt," 2 Nov. 2019

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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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20 Jan 2020

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“Charmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charmed. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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charmed

adjective
How to pronounce charmed (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of charmed

: very lucky : having good luck

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