work like magic

Definition of work like magic

  1. :  to be very effective a dish detergent that works like magic

Word by Word Definitions

workplay
  1. :  activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something:

    :  sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result

    :  activity that a person engages in regularly to earn a livelihood

  1. :  used for work

    :  suitable or styled for wear while working

    :  involving or engaged in work

  1. :  to bring to pass :  effect

    :  to fashion or create a useful or desired product by expending labor or exertion on :  forge, shape

    :  to make or decorate with needlework

magicplay
  1. :  the use of means (such as charms or spells) believed to have supernatural power over natural forces

    :  magic rites or incantations

    :  an extraordinary power or influence seemingly from a supernatural source

  1. :  of or relating to magic

    :  having seemingly supernatural qualities or powers

    :  giving a feeling of enchantment

  1. :  to produce, remove, or influence by magic


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