snake charmer


Definition of snake charmer

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

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Recent Examples on the Web The entertainment for the 330 guests included burlesque performers, a contortionist, a snake charmer, and a belly dancer with a live boa constrictor, as well as astrology, tarot card, and palm readings held in private nooks. Belathée, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kimmy Scotti and Adam Metzger's Halloween Wedding Was a Garden of Eden of Good & Evil," 31 Oct. 2019 In Marrakech, musicians and snake charmers gather on the famous square, Djemaa el Fna, the sound of horns echoing off the walls of the old city. National Geographic, "Music in Morocco: The ultimate sonic journey," 23 July 2019 Penny, the snake charmer, bears a striking resemblance to Alice. Hanna Lustig, Teen Vogue, "The Best "Riverdale" Season 3 Fan Theories, According to Reddit," 1 Oct. 2018 As Venus begins its long journey through Scorpio’s underworld, this intimately intense snake charmer takes us even further into the medicine of blessing our impulses, and surrendering to the larger, romantic rhythms that mirror nature itself. Bess Matassa, Teen Vogue, "Monthly Lovescopes September 2018," 1 Sep. 2018 Mohamed Shafie, a 79-year-old snake charmer, doesn't expect the Trump-Kim summit to affect his business. Annabelle Liang, Fox News, "Singapore Postcard: Summit island hides macabre history," 9 June 2018 Servers will be dressed as mummies, and fire dancers, acrobatic belly dancers, and snake charmers will entertain partyers. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "18 adults-only Halloween parties across Phoenix that will tingle your spine," 25 Oct. 2017 Forward Ahmed Khan was dubbed the 'snake charmer' by the British media for his mesmeric ball control., "World Cup Countdown: 17 Weeks to Go - Did India Drop Out of 1950 Because They Refused to Wear Boots?," 25 Feb. 2018 The snake charmer lawyer who Jughead kicked out of town after slicing her Serpent tattoo off? Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "'Riverdale' Season 2 Episode 12 Recap: Web Cams, Catholics, and Carnage," 31 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of snake charmer

1836, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jan 2020

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“Snake charmer.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of snake charmer

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

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to assert without proof or before proving

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