English version

Svengali

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occult
SvengaliSven‧ga‧li /svenˈɡɑːli/ noun [countable]  ROa man who has the power to control people’s minds and make them do bad or immoral things
Examples from the Corpus
SvengaliFirstly by the theatre; secondly by what he called his Pygmalion, even his Svengali, complex.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day luck out to be lucky