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The Daily Prophet Glossary of Terms

Dear Wizard, Witch & Muggle,
Below you will find terms and words that are found throughout The Daily Prophet & The world of magic, in alphabetized order.

Magically Yours,
The Daily Prophet Staff


Accio, Acid Pops, Aconite, Acromantula, Alchemy, Alohomora, Animagus, Anti-Venom, Aparecium, Apparate, Arithmancy, Astronomy, Augureys, Auror, Avada Kedavra, Azkaban


Basilisk, Bat Bogey Hex, Beater, Beast, Beast Division, Beauxbatons Academy of Magic, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans, Bezoar, Black Forest, Blast Ended Skrewt, Blood Blisterpod, Blood Flavoured Lollipops, Bludgers, Body Bind Curse, Boggart, Borgin and Burkes, Bouncing Bulb, Bowtruckle, Broomstick Servicing Kit, Bubble Head Charm, Bubotuber, Bulbadox Powder, Burrow, Butter Beer


Canary Creams, Care of Magical Creatures, Centaurs, Chamber of Secrets, Charm, Chaser, Chimaera, Chocoballs, Chocolate Frogs, Chudley Cannons, Cleansweep Eleven, Cleansweep Seven, Cockroach Clusters, Colloportus, Come and Go Room, Comet 260 Broomstick, Common Room, Common Welsh Green, Cornish Pixies, Cribbage Wizarding Crackers, Cruciatus Curse, Crumple Horned Snorkacks, Crup


Daily Prophet, Dark Detectors, Dark Mark, Death Eaters, Deathday Party, Decree, Defense Against The Dark Arts, Deflating Draught, Dementor, Dementor’s Kiss, Densaugeo, Department of Magical Law Enforcement, Department of Magical Accidents and Catastrophes, Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures, Department of International Magical Cooperation, Department of Magical Transportation, Department of Magical Games and Sports, Department of Mysteries, Department of Magical Maintenance, Dervish and Banges, Devil’s Snare, Diagon Alley, Diffindo, Diricawls, Disapparate, Disillusionment Charm, Dissendium, Divination, Doxy, Dr. Fillibuster’s Fabulous Wet-Start, No-Heat Fireworks, Dr. Ubbly’s Oblivious Unction, Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus, Dragon, Drought of Living Death, Drought of Peace, Droobles Best Blowing Gum, Dueling Club, Dumbledore’s Army, Dungbomb, Durmstrang


Eeylops Owl Emporium, Elixer of Life, Engorgio, Evanesco, Expecto Patronum, Expelliarmus, Exploding Bonbons, Exploding Snap, Extendable Ears


Fainting Fancy, Ferula, Fidelius Charm, Finite Incantatem, Firebolt, Fizzing Whizzbee, Fizzing Whizzbees, Flagrate, Flobberworm, Floo Network, Floo Powder, Florean Fortesque’s Ice-Cream Parlour, Flourish and Blotts, Flutterby Bush, Foe-Glass, Forbidden Forest, Ford Anglia, Fountain of Magical Brethren, Four-Point Spell, Fudge Flies, Furnunculus


Galleon, Gambol and Japes Wizarding Joke Shop, Garrotting Gas, Ghoul, Giant, Gillyweed, Gnomes, Goblet of Fire, Goblines, Gobstones, Godric’s Hallow, Golden Snitch, Great Hall, Grim, Grimmauld Place, Grindlewald, Gringotts, Grunnings, Gryffindor House, Gubraithian Fire, Grug


Half-Blood, Half-Breed, Hand of Glory, Headless Hat, Headless Hunt, Healer, Hebridean Black, Hier of Slytherin, Heliopath, Hellebore, Heptomology, Herbology, Hippogriff, Hit Wizards, Hog’s Head, Hogsmeade, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Honeydukes, House Cup, House Elf, Howler, Hufflepuff House


Ice Mice, Impediment Jinx, Imperius Curse, Imperturbable Charm, Impervius Charm, Incarcerous, Incendio, Inquisitorial Squad, Inter-Department Memos, Invisibility Cloak


Jelly Slugs, Jelly-Legs Jinx


Kappa, Karkus, Keeper, Killing Curse, King’s Cross Station, Knarl, Kneazle, Knight Bus, Knockturn Alley, Knut, Kwikspell


Leaky Cauldron, Legilimency, Legilimens, Lumos


Madam Malkin’s Robes for All Occasions, Magical Eye, Magical Law Enforcement Squad, Magical Menagerie, Magorian, Mandragora,Mandrake, Marauder’s Map, Merpeople, Metamorphmagus, Mimbulus Mimbletonia, Ministry of Magic, Mirror of Erised, Mobiliarbus, Mobilicorpus, Monkshood, Monster Book of Monsters, Mosmorde, Mudblood, Muggle, Muggle Dueling, Muggle Studies, Murtlap, Murtlap Essence


Nargles, N.E.W.T.S, Niffler, Nimbus Two Thousand, Nimbus Two Thousand and One, No-Maj, Norwegian Ridgeback, Nosebleed Nougat, Nox


Obliviate, Obliviator, Occlumency, Ollivanders, Omnioculars, Order of The Phoenix, Ornithomancy, O.W.L.S


Parselmouth, Parseltongue, Patronus, Pensieve, Pepper Imps, Pepperup Potion, Peppermint Toads, Petrificus Totalus, Philosopher’s Stone, Phoenix, Platform Nine and Three Quarters, Pocket Sneakoscope, Poltergeist, Polyjuice Potion, Porlock, Portkey, Portus, Potions, Prior Incantato, Privet Drive, protego, Puking Pastilles, Pumpkin Juice, Pumpkin Pasty, Purge & Dowse Ltd, Put Oute


Quaffle, Quality Quidditch Supplies, Quibbler, Quick Quotes Quill, Quidditch, Quietus


Ravenclaw House, Red Cap, Reducio, Reductor Curse, Relashio, Remembrall, Rennervate, Reparo, Rictusempra, Riddikulus, Riddle House, Room of Requirement


Salamander, Scourgify, Scrivenshaft’s Quill Shop, Secrecy Sensor, Secret Keeper, Seeing Eye, Seeker, Seer, Self Shuffling Playing Cards, Shield Charm, Shrieking Shack, Sickle, Silencio, Skele Gro, Skiving Snackboxes, Sleekeazy’s Hair Potion, Sloth Grip Roll, Slytherin House, Smeltings, Sneakoscope, Sonorus, Sorting Hat, Spellotape, S.P.E.W., Splinching, Squib, Stealth Snsoring SPell, Stupefy, Sunday Prophet, Swelling Solution


Tarantallegra, Thestral, Three Broomsticks, Time-Turner, Ton Tongue Toffee, Soothflossing Stringmints, Toujours Pur, Transfiguration, Transfiguration Today, Triwizard Tournament, Two Way Mirrors


Unforgivable Curses, Unicorn, Unspeakable


Vampire, Veil, Venomous Tentacula Seeds, Veritaserum


Wand, Wand Tree, Wartcap Powder, Watchwizard, Weasleys Wildfire Whiz Bangs, Weasleys Wizarding Wheezes, Weird Sisters, Welcomewitch, Werewolf, Which Broomstick, Whomping Willow, Wingardium Leviosa, Wizarding Examinations Authority, Wizengamot, Wizengamot Administration Services, Wolfsbane, WWN