The Brief: Baby witches are people who are new to practicing witchcraft.

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The term “baby witch” is commonly used on Witchtok to refer to beginner witches. TikTok’s baby witches made headlines after they allegedly tried to hex the moon, which upset many experienced witches. At the time of writing, videos associated with the hashtag #BabyWitch have been viewed over 420 million times on TikTok.

@alex_lotl

Forget spell. And for the record I had sigils protecting me so I could record this! #witchtok #babywitch #spell #foryoupage

♬ The Avatar’s love (Original Soundtrack) from “The Last Airbender” – Eliott Tordo

https://www.tiktok.com/@w1tchy_grwms/video/6837198239285005574