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Princeton's WordNet

  1. warlocknoun

    a male witch or demon


  1. warlocknoun

    The male equivalent of witch.

  2. warlocknoun

    A traitor or oath-breaker.

  3. warlocknoun

    The Devil, Satan; a demon.

  4. warlocknoun

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

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Warlock, Warlucknoun

    A male witch; a wizzard. Warluck in Scotland is applied to a man whom the vulgar suppose to be conversant with spirits, as a woman who carries on the same commerce is called a witch: he is supposed to have the invulnerable quality which John Dryden mentions, who did not understand the word.

    Etymology: vardlookr, Islandick, a charm; werlog , Saxon, an evil spirit.

    He was no warluck, as the Scots commonly call such men, who they say are iron free or lead free. Dryden.


  1. Warlock

    A warlock is a male practitioner of witchcraft.


  1. warlock

    A warlock is generally defined as a male practitioner of witchcraft, often associated with magic and the occult in folklore and popular culture. The term is often used in contrast with "witch," which is traditionally associated with female practitioners of magic. However, the precise definition and cultural associations can vary based on historical and regional contexts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warlocknoun

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

  2. Warlockadjective

    of or pertaining to a warlock or warlock; impish

  3. Etymology: [OE. warloghe a deceiver, a name or the Devil, AS. wrloga a belier or breaker of his agreement, word, or pledge; wr covenant, troth (aki to L. verus true; see Very) + loga a liar (in comp.), legan to lie. See 3d Lie.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Warlock

    wawr′lok, n. a sorcerer, a wizard.—n. War′lockry, sorcery. [A.S. wǽrloga, a breaker of an agreement—wǽr, a compact, leógan, to lie.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of warlock in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of warlock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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