wizard


1wiz·ard

noun \ˈwi-zərd\

: a person who is skilled in magic or who has magical powers : a sorcerer or magician

: a person who is very good at something

Full Definition of WIZARD

1
archaic :  a wise man :  sage
2
:  one skilled in magic :  sorcerer
3
:  a very clever or skillful person <computer wizards>

Examples of WIZARD

  1. He is a wizard at math.
  2. <the old wizard who introduces the young naïf to a life of adventure is one of the most overworked tropes in fantasy literature>

Origin of WIZARD

Middle English wysard, from wis, wys wise
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Occult Terms

augury, censor, invocation, lucidity, metempsychosis, mojo, numinous, preternatural, weird, wraith

Rhymes with WIZARD

2wizard

adjective

Definition of WIZARD

1
archaic :  having magical influence or power
2
archaic :  of or relating to wizardry :  enchanted
3
chiefly British :  worthy of the highest praise :  excellent

Examples of WIZARD

  1. <a young Brit who's a wizard tennis player, although not ready for Wimbledon just yet>

First Known Use of WIZARD

1579

Related to WIZARD

Synonyms
A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, excellent [chiefly British], wonderful
Antonyms
atrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched

Other Occult Terms

augury, censor, invocation, lucidity, metempsychosis, mojo, numinous, preternatural, weird, wraith

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