an exclusive or privileged group:
the charmed circle of concert violinists.
- Charmed life
An existence that seems protected by extreme good luck, as in Robert came out of that accident without a scratch; he must lead a charmed life. The adjective charmed once meant “magical,” which is no doubt what Shakespeare had in mind when he used the term in Macbeth (5:8): “Let fall thy blade on vulnerable […]
See at charmed (def 2).
the quark having electric charge 2/3 times the elementary charge and charm C = +1. It is more massive than the up, down, and strange quarks.
a power of pleasing or attracting, as through personality or beauty: charm of manner; the charm of a mountain lake. a trait or feature imparting this power. charms, attractiveness. a trinket to be worn on a bracelet, necklace, etc. something worn or carried on one’s person for its supposed magical effect; amulet. any action supposed […]