wizardry

noun wiz·ard·ry \ ˈwi-zər-drē , ˈwi-zə-drē \
|Updated on: 18 Jul 2018

Definition of wizardry

plural wizardries
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 in a Sentence

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

  2. the wizardry of modern technology

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First Known Use of wizardry

1583

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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WIZARDRY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of wizardry for English Language Learners

  • : the magical things done by a wizard

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


WIZARDRY Defined for Kids

wizardry

noun wiz·ard·ry \ ˈwi-zər-drē \

Definition of wizardry for Students

: the art or practice of a sorcerer

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