|Origin:||charme, from Latin carmen 'song', from canere 'to sing'|
1 [uncountable and countable]
a special quality someone or something has that makes people like them, feel attracted to them, or be easily influenced by them - used to show approval [↪ charming]:
Joe's boyish charm
the charm of this small Southern city
She turned on the charm (=used her charm) to all the men.
The room had no windows and all the charm of a prison cell (=used to say that something has no charm).
a very small object worn on a chain or bracelet:
a charm bracelet
a small gold horseshoe worn as a lucky charm
a phrase or action believed to have special magic powers [= spell]
to work exactly as you had hoped:
The new sales program has worked like a charm.