Despite modern neo-Pagan offense taken by some at the word, "warlock" has for centuries simply meant "male witch" in common English usage. Claims that the word originates solely from an old word for "traitor" are erroneus. In extant Medieval records, male witches are often called "warlock" by Christian persecutors and judges. If one of its' meanings is indeed "traitor", then it is reasonable to assume that oaths broken were Christian oaths, and that "warlocks" were perceived as being "traitors" to Christian values and society.

Many modern day male witches are reclaiming "warlock" as a positive word of power and ancient imagery, even as the word "witch" was reclaimed in years past and recast in a rightfully positive light. These men know that many who make sweeping statements about witchcraft speak only for their particular coven or tradition and not for all, despite assertions to the contrary.
Several ancient words from Scandinavia and the British Isles are very plausible as being origins for the word "warlock". The Norse "Vargrliker" (one who takes on or assumes a wolf's body) and "vardlokker" (an enchanter, singer of spells or caller of spirits) are two such examples. The Old English word "waerloga" does mean "oath-breaker", but ironically, the Scottish version of the word (which anti-warlock neo-Pagans like to tout as their reason for disliking the word in the first place) does NOT. It means "cunning man" or male witch.
by Waldteufel September 02, 2012
A powerful summoner who used to be a mage, then decided not to suck.
OMG liek i try to sheep you den felhunter devour magic and spell lox ma fire magic den you jus liek dot and liek fear and den if i get a few lucky crits u jus deathcoil me!!! NERF WARLOCKS!!!
by lollersausages January 17, 2007
1.To nerf something
, or the act of nerfing something

---The defintion came about from the world of warcraft, where the warlock class was continuously nerfed every patch since beta.
Man1: Dude, thanks to the assault weapons ban, I can't get an assault rifle, instead I have to settle with a handgun.
Man2: hahahhahaha dude you've been warlocked
by Anduin April 13, 2005
Something massive in size,huge,humongous.Beastly in nature.
(Guys sitting around see a girl with rather large tits)
Guy:Damn, look at those warlocks!
by Sharon Needles January 04, 2008
1. A class in World of Warcraft known for riding single file to hide their numbers
Warlocks ride single file, to hide their numbers.
by Kem August 29, 2006
Overly large breasts that bring attention to them very quikly and easily.
Dude, that new girl has some fat warlocks.
by d@v!d J0hn September 29, 2008
Plump breasts, which are typically quite large, and are usually reminisced upon while at a social function such as a hang out or backyard chit-chat.
"Did you see those warlocks?"

"Bro, those are some true warlocks"
by Jeremiah Turtles-Run October 01, 2009
In World of Warcraft, someone who is addicted to "shards". These shards are a potent drug in the game, giving the Warlock a delusion of being all-powerful and undefeatable in combat. Running out of shards causes withdrawal effects like feeling weak and vulnerable, so Warlocks will do anything to replenish their shard supply, up to and including murder.
"If my Warlock didn't run out of shards, that n00b Warrior would never beat me."
by Maurog May 22, 2007

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