Definitions for warlockˈwɔrˌlɒk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a man who is a witch, esp. a practitioner of black magic; sorcerer.

    Category: Anthropology

  2. a fortuneteller or conjurer.

    Category: Anthropology

Origin of warlock:

bef. 900; ME warloghe, -lach, OE wǣrloga oathbreaker, devil <wǣr covenant +-loga betrayer, der. of lēogan to lie1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. warlock(noun)

    a male witch or demon


  1. warlock(Noun)

    The male equivalent of witch.

  2. warlock(Noun)

    A traitor or oath-breaker.

  3. warlock(Noun)

    The Devil, Satan; a demon.

  4. warlock(Noun)

    (originally Scotland and Northern UK) A man in league with the Devil; a male magic-user, a wizard.

  5. Origin: From wærloga, from wær (from wēr-; compare veritable) + loga, from leogan ( > English lie); the ending in -ock is from Scottish & Northern English.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warlock(noun)

    a male witch; a wizard; a sprite; an imp

  2. Warlock(adj)

    of or pertaining to a warlock or warlock; impish

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