Spellbound - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspelˌbɑʊnd|  American pronunciation of the word spellbound
Brit.  |ˈspelbaʊnd|  British pronunciation of the word spellbound

adjective

- having your attention fixated as though by a spell (syn: fascinated, hypnotised, hypnotized, mesmerised, mesmerized, spell-bound, transfixed)

Examples

The children were spellbound by the puppet show.

She's a storyteller that will hold you spellbound.

...the tale about pirates and their buried treasure had completely spellbound the children...

he held the children spellbound with magic tricks and other fascinations

She can hold an audience spellbound

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