Synonyms of beguile in English:


See US English definition of beguile

See UK English definition of beguile

See Spanish definition of cautivar


1‘he'll beguile you with his famous smile’

charm, attract, enchant, entrance, win over, woo, captivate, bewitch, spellbind, dazzle, blind, hypnotize, mesmerize, seduce, tempt, lead on, lure, entice, ensnare, entrap
deceive, mislead, take in, trick, inveigle, dupe, fool, double-cross, hoodwink, take advantage of
informal tickle someone's fancy, float someone's boat, butter up, sweet-talk, soft-soap, bamboozle, con, diddle, shaft, pull a fast one on, put one over on, take for a ride, string along, lead up the garden path, pull the wool over someone's eyes
North American informal sucker, snooker
Australian, New Zealand pull a swifty on

repel, be straight with

2‘the television programme has been beguiling children for years’

entertain, amuse, delight, please, occupy, absorb, engage, distract, divert, interest, fascinate, enthral, engross, preoccupy, hold the attention of


3‘to beguile some of the time they went to the cinema’

while away, pass, spend, use up, take up
kill, waste, fritter, dissipate