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Definition of the noun warlock

What does warlock mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: warlocks

  1. a male witch or demon
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: witch = a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil

Alternative definition of the noun warlock


  1. The male equivalent of witch.
  2. [obsolete] A traitor or oath-breaker.
  3. [obsolete] The Devil, Satan; a demon.
  4. (originally Scotland and Northern UK) A man in league with the Devil; a male magic-user, a wizard.


Warlock were a German heavy metal band, assembled in 1982 with members of the underground bands Snakebite and Beast. The band gained popularity and some commercial success in Europe in the mid-1980s, due also to the personality and stage presence of lead vocalist Doro Pesch. Warlock supported on tour successful metal bands, such as W.A.S.P., Judas Priest, Dio and Megadeth.


Who is Warlock?

Warlock a.k.a. Warwick Stevenson: Warwick Brian Stevenson Jr. is an Australian professional "Mid/Current School" Bicycle Motocross racer whose prime competitive years are from 1995 to current. Nicknamed the "Warlock" as a play on his given name Warwick.


  1. "Warlock" is a musical album of Jerry Goldsmith, soundtrack.
    • also known as Warlock Soundtrack
    • released in (27 years ago)
  2. "Warlock" is a musical album of Jeruji.
    • released in (6 years ago)
  3. "Warlock" is a composition.
  4. "Warlock" is a musical album of Holy Dragons.


  1. "Warlock" is a novel by author Wilbur Smith first published in 2001. It is part of a series of novels by Smith set to ancient Egypt and follows the fate of the Egyptian Kingdom through the eyes of Taita, a multi-talented and highly skilled eunuch slave.
    • also known as "Warlock: A Novel of Ancient Egypt", Warlock: A Novel of Ancient Egypt, Warlock (Airside)
    • language: English Language
    • author: Wilbur A. Smith
    • genre: Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 2001
    • released in (15 years ago)
  2. "Warlock" is an American western novel by author Oakley Hall, first published in 1958.
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Western fiction
    • released in (58 years ago)
  3. "Warlock" is an original novel written by Andrew Cartmel and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Bernice. The book is the middle novel in the "War trilogy", following on from Cat's Cradle: Warhead and concluding in Warchild. A prelude to the novel, also penned by Cartmel, appeared in Doctor Who Magazine #221.
    • also known as "Warlock (Doctor Who-the New Adventures Series)"
    • character: Seventh Doctor
    • genre: Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 1995-01


  1. "Warlock" is a 1989 American cult horror film produced and directed by Steve Miner and starring Julian Sands, Lori Singer, and Richard E. Grant. It was written by David Twohy. The soundtrack was by Jerry Goldsmith.
  2. "Warlock" is a 1959 film, released by Twentieth Century Fox and shot in DeLuxe Color and CinemaScope. It is a Western adapted from the novel by Oakley Hall. Directed by Edward Dmytryk, it stars Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, and Anthony Quinn.


"Warlock" is a 1995 platform video game loosely based upon the horror film series of the same name. It was released on Aug 15, 1995 through Acclaim Entertainment for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and Super Nintendo systems.

  • also known as Beware the ultimate evil of Warlock
  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developers: Acclaim Entertainment, Realtime Associates, LJN
  • genres: Platform game, Action game, Adventure game
  • publishers: Acclaim Entertainment, Trimark Interactive, LJN
  • released on (20 years ago)


  1. Warlock is a fictional character, a cybernetic alien superhero published by Marvel Comics. He first appeared in New Mutants vol. 1 #18, and was created by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz.
  2. Warlock is a fictional character from the 2006 film Young Wolfhound.
  3. Warlock: Warlocks are fictional characters on The WB television series Charmed. On Charmed, warlocks are an evil race of magical beings. Unlike other television series such as Bewitched or Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, the term is not gender specific and refers to evil witches.
  4. Warlock is a fictional character from 1965 Japanese anime TV series Prince Planet.
  5. Warlock is a fictional character from the 2011 film Your Highness.
  6. Warlock is a fictional character from the 1995 film Dangerous Minds.
  7. Warlock is a fictional character from the 1989 film Warlock.
  8. Warlock is a fictional character from the 1997 film Con Air.

There are other characters with in their name, like Adam Warlock, Warlock Lord, Darker the Warlock, Warlock's Daughter, Nemesis the Warlock and Frederick 'Warlock' Kaludis.


  1. The warlock is a playable character class in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. It was introduced as a non-core base class in the supplemental book Complete Arcane for the 3.5 edition of Dungeons & Dragons. In 4th and 5th edition, the warlock is a core class.
  2. Warlock was a British magazine published by Penguin Books and game manufacturer Games Workshop between 1983 and 1986. The primary focus of the magazine was fantasy, with emphasis on the Fighting Fantasy adventure gamebook series.
  3. Warlock: The most commonly accepted etymology derives warlock from the Old English wǣrloga meaning "oathbreaker" or "deceiver.
  4. Warlock is a character species.
  5. Warlock is a fictional job title.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Warlock

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Google previewFilm Criticism, the Cold War, and the Blacklist (2014)

Reading the Hollywood Reds by Jeff Smith

Dmytryk's Warlock is a critique of Communism as much as it is a critique of fascism. Indeed, the references to feudalism and a Chinese war lord seem to hint at the rise of Mao rather than Mussolini, Stalin rather than Hitler. The notion that ...

Google previewReading Comics (2008)

How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean by Douglas Wolk

(Warlock is a very druggy series, although given that it was a Comics Code– approved title in the '70s, the closest Starlin could...

Google previewThe Sabbats (2002)

A Witch's Approach to Living the Old Ways by Edain McCoy

Warlock is a Scottish word akin to the word "sorcerer" and is generally not used in modern paganism. Some male pagans even find the term offensive. Wheel of the Year — The conceptualization of the eternal cycle of time. In pagan mythology ...

Google previewJustice Denoted (2003)

The Legal Thriller in American, British, and Continental Courtroom Literature by Terry White

Warlock is a mining town in the 1880s and its story devolves from the journals of one Henry Holmes Goodpasture, member of the Citizens Committee, a deputized posse. It is a stark and unromanticized look at law and lawlessness in violent ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Modern Witchcraft and Neo-Paganism (2004)

by Shelley Rabinovitch, James Lewis

Rather, warlock means something akin to what quisling did in the Second World War: a turncoat, a betrayer of oaths. It is a term not utilized by neo-Pagans. Warlock is derived from the Saxon word waerloga, which means "traitor" or "oath ...

Google previewWild Justice (2003)

by Wilbur Smith

—Chattanooga Times Free Press “Filled with enough action, adventure, battles, betrayals, and actual cliffhangers to satisfy Indiana Jones, Wilbur Smith's new novel Warlock is a rousing and worthy sequel to River God.” —The Plain Dealer ...

Google previewThe Witch in the City (2017)

by Tudorbeth

Warlock means an oath breaker or liar. There are legends surrounding warlocks and they usually pertain to someone who practises 'the dark arts'. A witch is a witch and it does not matter what gender the person is. During the dark days of ...

Google previewApostasy Devotional - A Daily Guide Exposing False Shepherds (2009)

by James Russell

The churches are full of unholy witches, male and female, and the chief warlock is the controlling pastor running the witches haven.

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft, 3rd Edition (2006)

by Denise Zimmerman, Denise Zimmermann, Katherine Gleason

A warlock is a person who has broken an oath, and because of that has been ostracized from the community. There are many different traditions in the Wiccan religion. We're going to talk mostly about Wiccan witches, and in this book we will ...

Google previewBlue Horizon (2003)

by Wilbur Smith

Chattanooga Times Free Press "Filled with enough action, adventure, battles, betrayals, and actual cliffhangers to satisfy Indiana Jones, Wilbur Smith's new novel Warlock is a rousing and worthy sequel to River God." —The Plain Dealer ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superstitions (2012)

by Richard Webster

Warlock: Traditionally, a warlock was a male witch. However, the word “ warlock” comes from waerloga, an Old English word that means “oath breaker.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Witchcraft (2012)

by Jonathan Bryan Durrant, Michael David Bailey

WARLOCK. Because, historically, most witches were thought to be women, an alternate term, warlock, is sometimes used in modern writings to designate a male witch. The word derives from an Old English term for an oath-breaker or traitor.

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Green, White Attributes: Communication, Compassion, Progress, Business pursuits, Bankruptcy, Selfesteem Warlock: This term has been constantly referred to as a male witch. This is incorrect.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

®warlock. ̄. See CURSING MAGIC, DEMONOLOGY, HEX DOCTORS, INCUBUS, SHAMANISM, SORCERY DRUGS, SUCCUBUS. 2. A form of feminist, earth-based religion. Also known as wicca or white witchcraft. witch doctor Sometimes ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal (2003)

by Daniel Bukszpan, Ronnie James Dio

Peter Szigeti: guitars (True As Steel and lati-rj The German band Warlock is mainly recognized today as the band that gave ...

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All good music, whatever its date, is ageless - as alive and significant today as it was when it was written. (Peter Warlock)
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The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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