Topic: OCCULT

Date: 1900-2000
Origin: Svengali, character who uses hypnotism to get control over people in the book Trilby (1894) by George Du Maurier

Svengali

noun
     
Sven‧ga‧li [countable]
RO a man who has the power to control people's minds and make them do bad or immoral things

Explore OCCULT Topic

Word of the Day
The OCCULT Word of the Day is:

Other related topics