magician

noun ma·gi·cian \ mə-ˈji-shən \
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

Definition of magician

1 : one skilled in magic; especially : sorcerer
2 : one who performs tricks of illusion and sleight of hand

Examples of magician in a Sentence

  1. The magician pulled a rabbit out of a hat.

  2. She is a magician on the basketball court.

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First Known Use of magician

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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MAGICIAN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of magician for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has the power to make impossible things happen

  • : a performer who does tricks that seem to be impossible

  • : a person who has amazing skills


MAGICIAN Defined for Kids

magician

noun ma·gi·cian \ mə-ˈji-shən \

Definition of magician for Students

: a person skilled in performing tricks or illusions


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