work like a charm

Definition of work like a charm

  1. :  to produce a desired result very easily and effectively :  to work very well The cleaning fluid worked like a charm on the carpet stain.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something:

    :  sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result

    :  the labor, task, or duty that is one's accustomed means of livelihood

  1. :  used for work

    :  suitable or styled for wear while working

    :  involving or engaged in work

  1. :  to bring to pass :  effect

    :  to fashion or create a useful or desired product by expending labor or exertion on :  forge, shape

    :  to make or decorate with needlework

  1. :  the chanting or reciting of a magic spell :  incantation

    :  a practice or expression believed to have magic power

    :  something worn about the person to ward off evil or ensure good fortune :  amulet

  1. :  to affect by or as if by magic :  compel

    :  to please, soothe, or delight by compelling attraction

    :  to endow with or as if with supernatural powers by means of charms

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a brief usually trivial fact

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