Warlock vs. Witch

Warlock vs. Witch — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Warlock and Witch

Warlocknoun

A person, especially a man, claiming or popularly believed to practice sorcery or witchcraft.

Witchnoun

A person, especially a woman, claiming or popularly believed to possess magical powers and practice sorcery.

Warlocknoun

A male magic-user; a male witch.

Witchnoun

A believer or follower of Wicca; a Wiccan.

Warlocknoun

a male witch or demon

Witchnoun

(Offensive) An old woman considered to be ugly or frightening.

Witchnoun

A woman considered to be spiteful or overbearing.

Witchnoun

(Informal) A woman or girl considered to be charming or fascinating.

Witchnoun

One particularly skilled or competent at one's craft

"A witch of a writer, [she] is capable of developing an intensity that verges on ferocity" (Peter S. Prescott).

Witchverb

To work or cast a spell on; bewitch.

Witchverb

To cause, bring, or effect by witchcraft.

Witchverb

To use a divining rod to find underground water or minerals; dowse.

Witchnoun

A person who practices witchcraft; a woman or man who practices witchcraft.

Witchnoun

(now usually particularly) A woman who is learned in and actively practices witchcraft.

Witchnoun

(derogatory) An ugly or unpleasant woman.

I hate that old witch.

Witchnoun

One who exercises more-than-common power of attraction; a charming or bewitching person.

Witchnoun

One given to mischief, especially a woman or child.

Witchnoun

(geometry) A certain curve of the third order, described by Maria Agnesi under the name versiera.

Witchnoun

The stormy petrel.

Witchnoun

Any of a number of flatfish:

Witchnoun

Glyptocephalus cynoglossus (Torbay sole), found in the North Atlantic.

Witchnoun

Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis (megrim), found in the North Atlantic.

Witchnoun

Arnoglossus scapha, found near New Zealand.

Witchnoun

A cone of paper which is placed in a vessel of lard or other fat and used as a taper.

Witchverb

To practise witchcraft.

Witchverb

To bewitch.

Witchverb

(transitive) To dowse for water.

Witchnoun

a female sorcerer or magician

Witchnoun

a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil

Witchnoun

an ugly evil-looking old woman

Witchverb

cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something