witches' brew

noun

Definition of witches' brew

:a potent or fearsome mixture
  • a witches' brew of untamed sex and brutality
  • —Harrison Smith

Examples of witches' brew in a Sentence

  1. a witches' brew of hate and lies

First Known Use of witches' brew

1868


WITCHES' BREW Defined for English Language Learners

witches' brew

noun

Definition of witches' brew for English Language Learners

  • : a mixture of dangerous or unpleasant things


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