Adjective "hex" definition and examples

(Hex may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/hɛks/

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Definitions and examples

verb

Cast a spell on; bewitch.
  1. 'They thought she had the evil eye, they thought she was hexing their cows.'
  2. 'His daily rituals were such that a scoreboard operator in Toronto tried to hex him one time by flipping the stadium clock directly from 7: 16 to 7: 18.'
  3. 'John, a decent but superstitious man, offers lodging, but hides the coins, believing them to be hexed.'
  4. 'If anyone is offended they are welcome to hex me.'
  5. 'That didn't stop the deal, but Rogel, 61, could be forgiven for thinking he has been hexed.'
  6. 'In 1997, I met Priestess Miriam, a voodoo princess who taught me how to hex folks: Write the evildoer's name nine times and insert the paper into the mouth of a snake.'
  7. 'Firstly, what makes you think that she has been hexed, rather than just having a round of really bad luck?'
  8. 'You'd better watch out, it looks like that mean one's going to hex you soon.'
  9. 'Good God, had someone hexed the girl or something?'
  10. 'Remember the time when he tried to hex Ron and Professor McGonagall had to send him to see the headmaster?'

noun

A magic spell; a curse.
  1. 'Brandi is a 15-year old Oklahoma high school student who was accused - by two adults - of being a witch, and casting spells / hexes that resulted in a teacher's illness.'
  2. 'I've always been interested in curses, hexes, and the like, and would be excited to discover that I have this capability, though of course it would also amount to a considerable responsibility.'
  3. 'In the latter game, the Dodgers finally ended a World series hex the Yankees held over them after losing to them in 1941, 1947, 1949, 1952 and 1953.'
  4. 'In his professions, he claimed the Blair Witch had placed a hex on him, forcing him to commit the murders.'
  5. 'After an awkward introduction to the world of spell casting, Sabrina starts to get the hang of hexes and curses.'
  6. 'I just hope my talisman protects me from any hex you may cast upon my unwilling head.'
  7. 'Pete claims they can put a curse on you similar to the curses or hexes described by voodoo, witchcraft, or a good mummy story.'
  8. 'He began his quest for revenge by forking over $150,000 to a witch doctor named Baba, who put a hex on the Hollywood bigs three years ago in Switzerland.'

adjective & noun

  1. 'To accomplish this, just substitute 0xc0a8090a in the filter code with the IP address of your choice in hex notation.'
  2. 'After that, write down the hex codes for your colors.'

More definitions

1. to bewitch; practice witchcraft on: He was accused of hexing his neighbors' cows because they suddenly stopped giving milk. noun

2. spell; charm: With all this rain, somebody must have put a hex on our picnic.

3. a witch.

More examples(as adjective)

"groups can be hex."

"nodes can be hex."

"characters can be hex."

"sees can be hex."

"pcts can be hex."

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Origin

(hex)Mid 19th century (as a verb): from Pennsylvanian German hexe (verb), Hex (noun), from German hexen (verb), Hexe (noun).