Definition of enchantress noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtʃɑːntrəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtʃæntrəs//
    Attractiveness, Female attractiveness
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  1. 1 (in stories) a woman who has magic powers that she uses to control people
  2. 2(literary) a woman that men find very attractive and interesting See related entries: Attractiveness, Female attractiveness
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French enchanteresse, from enchanter, from Latin incantare, from in- ‘in’ + cantare ‘sing’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: enchantress