en·​chant·​er in-ˈchan-tər How to pronounce enchanter (audio)
: one that enchants
especially : sorcerer

Examples of enchanter in a Sentence

in Shakespeare's play an enchanter creates a storm at sea that causes his rivals to be cast upon the shores of his magical isle
Recent Examples on the Web Like Lewis Carroll, L. Frank Baum and other great enchanters before him, Miyazaki, now 82, delights in ushering us, alongside his young heroines and heroes, into ravishing storybook worlds that are at once scarily unquantifiable and eerily recognizable. Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2023 It’s been generations since the rise of Dark Lord Morgoth, but armies led by the likes of Morfydd Clark’s Galadriel have been fighting Morgoth and his legions, including bloodthirsty orcs and the powerful enchanter Sauron. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 31 Aug. 2022 When accused, the enchanter or enchantress will likely attempt to label you a hypocrite for supporting vaccine mandates. Rex Huppke, chicagotribune.com, 2 Sep. 2021 The tourbillon variations are marked GG727.25.T. Not so incidentally, even the movement identifications have significance: the numerical designation is considered talismanic by the enchanter himself, Michele. Nancy Olson, Forbes, 19 May 2021 There’s an intimacy, an intensity that Reyes curdles throughout with an enchanter’s touch. Wired Staff, Wired, 29 Sep. 2020 As president, this sort of brazen disorientation tactic has emerged as one of his most fascinating, if infuriating, abilities as a performer, equal parts agitator and enchanter. Jason Parham, Wired, 25 June 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of enchanter was in the 13th century

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“Enchanter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enchanter. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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: one that enchants
especially : sorcerer

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