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chargeable combined form of charge.
charge account a business arrangement between a buyer and seller in which the seller allows the buyer to charge purchases to an account, for which he or she will be billed later.
charge card see credit card.
chargé d'affaires a foreign service official who takes charge of diplomatic business whenever an ambassador or minister is temporarily absent. [2 definitions]
charger a thing or person that charges. [3 definitions]
chariness frugality or miserliness. [2 definitions]
chariot in ancient times, a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle driven from a standing position. [3 definitions]
charioteer one who drives a chariot. [2 definitions]
charisma an unusual ability to influence people and arouse devotion. [2 definitions]
charismatic having unusually strong personal allure or appeal; marked by charisma. [3 definitions]
charitable generous in donations or benevolent actions for needy persons. [3 definitions]
charity something given to a needy person or persons; alms. [5 definitions]
charivari see shivaree.
charlatan one who deceitfully claims to possess a particular skill or expertise; fraud; quack.
Charlemagne a king of the Franks and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (742-814).
Charles Chaplin an English-born actor, director, and producer, esp. of U.S. films (b.1889--d.1977).
Charles Darwin an English naturalist and writer who developed theories of biological evolution (b.1809--d.1882).
Charles de Gaulle a French general and president of France from 1959 to 1969 (b.1890--d.1970).
Charles Dickens popular and acclaimed English novelist, best known for the novels Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, and A Christmas Carol (b.1812--d.1870).
Charleston the capital of West Virginia. [3 definitions]
charley horse a painful cramp in a muscle caused by overexertion or by a blow.