What does beguile mean?

Definitions for beguilebɪˈgaɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word beguile.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. juggle, beguile, hoodwink(verb)

    influence by slyness

  2. capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant(verb)

    attract; cause to be enamored

    "She captured all the men's hearts"


  1. beguile(Verb)

    To deceive or delude (using guile).

  2. beguile(Verb)

    To charm, delight or captivate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beguile(verb)

    to delude by guile, artifice, or craft; to deceive or impose on, as by a false statement; to lure

  2. Beguile(verb)

    to elude, or evade by craft; to foil

  3. Beguile(verb)

    to cause the time of to pass without notice; to relieve the tedium or weariness of; to while away; to divert

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beguile

    be-gīl′, v.t. to cheat or deceive: to divert attention from anything tedious or painful: to divert or amuse: to wile any one into some course.—ns. Beguile′ment; Beguil′er.—adv. Beguil′ingly. [See Guile.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beguile in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beguile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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Translations for beguile

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • لهىArabic
  • embetumarCatalan, Valencian
  • irreleiten, betören, irreführen, verführen, in die Irre führenGerman
  • διασκεδάGreek
  • encanto secretivo, engañar, encanto oculto, cautivar, encanto engañador, seducirSpanish
  • peibutama, meeldivalt mööda saatmaEstonian
  • exalter, duper, ravir, tromper, emporter, induire en erreurFrench
  • sedurre, ingannare, distogliere, turlupinare, incantareItalian
  • לְהַשְׁלוֹתHebrew
  • whakakonukaMāori
  • bedriegen, verrukken, misleiden, vervoerenDutch
  • entreter, encantar, distrairPortuguese
  • amăgi, înșela, încânta, captiva, fermeca, ademeniRomanian
  • обманывать, очаровыватьRussian

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