1 amulet, talisman, fetish, rabbit's foot, good-luck piece:
She wears a charm to ward off evil spirits.
2 attractiveness, appeal, fascination, allure, magnetism, desirability, elegance, urbanity, sophistication, sophisticatedness, suavity, grace, refinement, cultivatedness, cultivation, culture, polish; magic, enchantment, spell, sorcery:
To Diderot we go not for charm of style but for a store of fertile ideas. To get ahead Colin relies more on his charm than on his ability.
3 charms. beauty, attractiveness, pulchritude, prettiness, handsomeness, appeal, allure, magnetism, pull, draw:
For all her charm, I would not trust her one inch.
4 like a charm. successfully, perfectly, miraculously, marvellously, extraordinarily, especially well:
His appeal to their egos worked like a charm.
5 influence, control, subdue, bind, put a spell on, bewitch, enchant, seduce, hypnotize, mesmerize, enthral or US enthrall, captivate, delight, fascinate, Literary enrapture:
He charmed them with some tale and they gave him their money.
6 overcome, subdue, calm, soothe, allay, assuage, hypnotize, mesmerize:
Music is said to have qualities capable of charming savages.