Definition of Svengali in English:
1.1 (as noun a Svengali) A person who exercises a controlling or mesmeric influence on another, especially for a sinister purpose.
- Hypnosis is not a sinister tool for Svengalis but a ‘gentle, effective and empowering therapy’.
- They had better songs but more importantly they covered a broader age range, exhibiting a shrewdness lost on later generations of Svengalis.
- Music Svengalis litter the music industry, but there's only one Anthony H Wilson.
Words that rhyme with SvengaliBali, barley, Cali, Carly, Charlie, Dali, Diwali, finale, gnarly, Gurkhali, Kali, Kigali, Mali, Marley, marly, Pali, parley, snarly, Somali, tamale
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