WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
hex1 /hɛks/USA pronunciation v. [+ object]
  1. to bewitch:They were hexed by the wicked witch.
  2. to bring bad luck to;
    jinx.

n. [countable]
  • a spell;
    charm;
    jinx.


  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    hex /hɛks/ n
    1. short for hexadecimal
    2. (as modifier): hex code
    hex /hɛks/ informal vb
    1. (transitive) to bewitch
    n
    1. an evil spell or symbol of bad luck
    2. a witch
    Etymology: 19th Century: via Pennsylvania Dutch from German Hexe witch, from Middle High German hecse, perhaps from Old High German hagzissa; see hag1



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