(Greek: joy, delight, gladness)

charm (noun), charms (pl)
1. The power or quality of pleasing or delighting; attractiveness: Geraldine added curtains that have added charm to the living room.
2. A small object that is worn on a chain or a bracelet: Karen has a gold charm and jewelry on her left wrist.
3. A particular quality that attracts; a delightful characteristic: Mary could not resist the charms of her sister's little boy.
charm (verb), charms; charmed; charming
1. To put a spell on someone or other people: Alice noticed that her children were charmed by the music coming from the TV show.
2. To cause someone to like or to be attracted to another person or to do what the other one wants by being nice, friendly, etc.: The politician was known for his ability to charm his voters to be in favor of his proposals.
3. To attract other people by being pleasant or welcoming: Jack and Jill were charmed by the restaurant atmosphere and waiters who worked there.
charm offensive (s) (noun), charm offensives (pl)
A campaign to appear more pleasant, attractive, or reasonable, in order to gain popularity: A few examples of those who use charm offensives are politicians, actors, actresses, and other people who want to appear to be more pleasant than others.
charmed (adjective), more charmed, most charmed
A reference to being very lucky or fortunate: Mike is convinced that he has always lived a charmed life; especially, since he was not injured when another car recently crashed into his automobile when he stopped at a red traffic light.
charmer (s) (noun), charmers (pl)
1. A person who has a warm personality with others; usually as a fascinating individual: The host of the TV talk show is an exceptional charmer with his guests.
2. Someone with an assured and ingratiating manner: Geraldine is considered to be one of the most successful people in the sales department because she is such a charmer with her customers.

Kathy's little daughters were both charmers who made everyone love to visit with the family whenever possible.

charming (adjective), more charming, most charming
Having the power to delight or to attract people: Visitors to the seaside resort always try to extend their time there because of the charming area and the people whom they meet who are living nearby.
charmingly (adverb), more charmingly, most charmingly
Relating to being pleasing and delightful: Sam and his family visited friends who had renovated their home with charmingly decorated rooms.
charmless (adjective), more charmless, most charmless
Without attractive features or qualities: Mark's son gave his father's visitors a charmless, or unfriendly look, and then he ran outside to play with his friend next door.
uncharming (adjective), more uncharming, most uncharming
Lacking the quality of attracting or fascinating others: The new highly skilled employee was a very uncharming or unlikeable woman, but because of her special skills, she was assigned to a separate office away from the other workers instead of being fired.