snake charmer

noun

Definition of snake charmer

: an entertainer who exhibits a professed power to charm or fascinate venomous snakes

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First Known Use of snake charmer

1836

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snake charmer

Definition of snake charmer for English Language Learners

  • : someone who appears to make snakes move by playing music to them


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