Definition of spellbind in English:
verb (past and past participle spellbound)[with object]
Hold the complete attention of (someone) as though by magic; fascinate: (as adjective spellbound) the killer whale gave the spellbound audience a good soaking
More example sentences
- The three other girls and her mother were spellbound by her story, and they leaned forward with interest.
- Then we struck a zone so calm we were spellbound to silence.
- Magic is not too strong a word, the audience was spellbound.
fascinating, enthralling, entrancing, bewitching, captivating, riveting, engrossing, gripping, absorbing, compelling, compulsive, mesmerizing, hypnotic
enthralled, fascinated, rapt, riveted, transfixed, gripped, captivated, bewitched, enchanted, mesmerized, hypnotized
Definition of spellbind in:
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