wizardry


wiz·ard·ry

noun \ˈwi-zə(r)-drē\

: the magical things done by a wizard

: something that is very impressive in a way that seems magical

plural wiz·ard·ries

Full Definition of WIZARDRY

1
:  the art or practices of a wizard :  sorcery
2
a :  a seemingly magical transforming power or influence <electronic wizardry>
b :  great skill or cleverness in an activity <showed real wizardry in legal maneuvering>

Examples of WIZARDRY

  1. The Lord of the Rings is a story of monsters, heroes, and wizardry.
  2. the wizardry of modern technology

First Known Use of WIZARDRY

1583

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