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Meaning of "spellbinding" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPELLBINDING

spellbinding  [ˈspelbaɪndɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPELLBINDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Spellbinding is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SPELLBINDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of spellbinding in the English dictionary

The definition of spellbinding in the dictionary is a spellbinding image, sound, story, etc, is one that is so fascinating that you can think about nothing else.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPELLBINDING


baby-minding
ˈbeɪbɪ ˈmaɪndɪŋ
binding
ˈbaɪndɪŋ
blinding
ˈblaɪndɪŋ
bookbinding
ˈbʊkbaɪndɪŋ
childminding
ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪndɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
finding
ˈfaɪndɪŋ
grinding
ˈɡraɪndɪŋ
multiplepoinding
ˌmʌltɪpəlˈpɪndɪŋ
nonbinding
ˌnɒnˈbaɪndɪŋ
outstanding
ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ
pathfinding
ˈpæθˌfaɪndɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
rangefinding
ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪndɪŋ
rewinding
riːˈwaɪndɪŋ
spending
ˈspendɪŋ
standing
ˈstændɪŋ
surrounding
səˈraʊndɪŋ
understanding
ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ
winding
ˈwaɪndɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPELLBINDING

spell
spell a paddock
spell out
spellable
spellbind
spellbinder
spellbindingly
spellbound
spellcheck
spellchecker
spelldown
speller
spellful
spellican
spelling
spelling bee
spelling book
spelling checker
spelling error
spelling mistake

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPELLBINDING

according
ascending
astounding
bonding
branding
commanding
defending
demanding
descending
expanding
founding
funding
grounding
landing
lending
long-standing
mending
notwithstanding
pounding
sounding
vending

Synonyms and antonyms of spellbinding in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SPELLBINDING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «spellbinding» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of spellbinding

Translation of «spellbinding» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPELLBINDING

Find out the translation of spellbinding to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of spellbinding from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «spellbinding» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

引人入胜
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hechizante
570 millions of speakers

English

spellbinding
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मंत्रमुग्ध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الفتنة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

завораживающее
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fascinante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

spellbinding
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

envoûtante
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Spellbinding
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

fesselnde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

魅惑
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

매혹적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Spellbinding
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Hiếu đầy hấp lực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முந்தைய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्पेलबायिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

büyüleyici
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

affascinante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

urzekające
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

завораживающее
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fermecătoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μαγευτική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

meesleurende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trollbindande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

spellbinding
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of spellbinding

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPELLBINDING»

The term «spellbinding» is regularly used and occupies the 73.110 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPELLBINDING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «spellbinding» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «spellbinding» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about spellbinding

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPELLBINDING»

Discover the use of spellbinding in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to spellbinding and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Spellbinding Power of Palmistry
Using a balance of objectivity and native intuition, both the result of twenty years of reading, teaching and researching palmistry, this book leads readers gently through the journey to becoming a master palmist.
Johnny Fincham, 2005
2
Full-Blooded Fantasy: 8 Spellbinding Tales in Which Anything ...
Full-Blooded Fantasy is a one-of-a-kind collection featuring selections from eight of the best fantasy novels published today.
Hilari Bell, Jodi Lynn Anderson, D.J. MacHale, 2005
3
The Hidden Myths in Harry Potter: Spellbinding Map and Book ...
Presents a study of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter tales, providing a look at the mythical creatures, legendary characters, magical places, and autobiographical details that inform the best-selling series.
David Colbert, 2005
4
Spellbinding
The girl who stares back from the mirror is unrecognizable, spellbinding. So why do I still feel like awkward old me? I wonder if celebrities get this feeling as they're about to step out of a limo and walk the red carpet. I wonder if something inside ...
Maya Gold, 2013
5
Sleeping Spiders, Green Grapefruits, and Empty Cages: The ...
An account of Bob and Joan Tyson's missionary work in Nicaragua.
Joan Tyson, 2001
6
Green Genius's 101 Questions and Answers: Spellbinding Space
Outer space (often called space) comprises the relatively empty regions of the universe outside the atmospheres of celestial bodies.
Kemaya Kidwai, 2008
7
Spellbinding Stories
These Spellbinding Stories are written with emotion.
Dolores Allen, 2004
8
Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the ...
He is also a Gender and Sexuality Studies board member at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women. In the Sexual Cultures series
Eng-Beng Lim, 2013
9
Illustrated book of fairy tales: spellbinding stories from ...
A multicultural collection of traditional tales from Europe, Asia, Australia, and North and South America.
Neil Philip, Nilesh Mistry, 1997
10
The Bridge Magicians: Spellbinding Plays from the Polish Stars
In this book we learn more about these new stars, men and women who have taken the bridge world by storm yet who, up to now, remain enigmas.
Mark Horton, Radoslaw Kielbasinski, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPELLBINDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term spellbinding is used in the context of the following news items.
1
UK's youngest lawmaker made 'spellbinding' first speech to parliament
LONDON — She's only 20 years old, made headlines upon her election in May, and has just graduated with honours from university, so it's perhaps no surprise ... «Mashable, Jul 15»
2
Joseph Cornell, Wanderlust, Royal Academy of Arts, review …
Joseph Cornell, Wanderlust, Royal Academy of Arts, review: 'spellbinding'. Joseph Cornell led an apparently humdrum existence, but his collages of junkshop ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience
This year's teller lineup is chock full of spellbinding entertainment. Mime Antonio Rocha uses movement to help unlock our imaginations. Motoko brings Asian ... «The Tukwila Blog, Jun 15»
4
'Uprooted': the spellbinding power of truth
'Uprooted': the spellbinding power of truth. Originally published May 23, 2015 at 5:03 am Updated May 26, 2015 at 9:11 am. Naomi Novik's fantasy novel ... «The Seattle Times, May 15»
5
Billy Magnussen & MacKenzie Mauzy Star In Spellbinding
INTO THE WOODS feature film standouts Billy Magnussen and MacKenzie Mauzy reunite for a new short film highlighting William Shakespeare's Sonnet 108 as ... «Broadway World, Apr 15»
6
Mysteries: Coben's 'The Stranger' is spellbinding from first sentence
Harlan Coben is a master of “the hook,” the art of grabbing you on the first page. In this case he manages it in the first sentence: “The stranger didn't shatter ... «News & Observer, Apr 15»
7
'Hamburglar' Pulls Off Spellbinding NHL Cinderella Story
Andrew the "Hamburglar" Hammond is a goalie for the Ottawa Senators, and he's on a winning streak. David Greene talks to Roy MacGregor, a columnist for ... «NPR, Mar 15»
8
Spellbinding Sleeping Beauty performance at Preston Guild Hall
It was a large crowd which saw a spellbinding performance by Moscow Ballet La Classique, as the cast took the audience into an enchanted world of magic. «Lancashire Evening Post, Mar 15»
9
Spellbinding natural light shows
Simple science may explain the phenomena, but when it comes to natural light shows — be they in ravines in Arizona or caves in New Zealand — the effect is ... «SFGate, Mar 15»
10
Tim Key's Late Night Poetry Programme review: 'The atmosphere he …
His sentences never end where you expect them to and the oddly appealing atmosphere he creates is so spellbinding, it's like emerging from a nice fog when he ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Spellbinding [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/spellbinding>. Jun 2021 ».
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