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wizardry

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noun, wiz·ard·ry \ˈwi-zə(r)-drē\

Simple Definition of wizardry

  • : the magical things done by a wizard

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wizardry

plural wizardries

  1. 1 :  the art or practices of a wizard :  sorcery

  2. 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 in a sentence

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

  2. the wizardry of modern technology



1583

First Known Use of wizardry

1583


WIZARDRY Defined for Kids

wizardry

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noun wiz·ard·ry \ˈwi-zər-drē\

Definition of wizardry for Students

  1. :  the art or practice of a sorcerer




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