Definition of spellbound
: held by or as if by a spell
Examples of spellbound in a sentence
The children were spellbound by the puppet show.
She's a storyteller that will hold you spellbound.
First Known Use of spellbound
SPELLBOUND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spellbound for English Language Learners
: giving all of your attention and interest to something or someone
SPELLBOUND Defined for Kids
Definition of spellbound for Students
: having the interest or attention held by or as if by magic power
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