snake charmer

noun

Definition of snake charmer 

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

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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. SI.com, "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 Live music, including steel drums, a snake charmer and hula dancers will entertain guests throughout the evening. $69 or $89 VIP (2 p.m. early entry). 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday. 910 Grand Ave. Carolina Gusman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Local restaurants host sweet filling, good feeling charitable events," 4 Oct. 2017

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1836, in the meaning defined above

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snake charmer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of snake charmer

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

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