work magic

Definition of work magic

:to do special or remarkable things
  • He's a brilliant chef who works magic with the most basic ingredients.

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

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

  1. : used for work

  2. : suitable or styled for wear while working

  3. : involving or engaged in work

  1. : to bring to pass : effect

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

  3. : to make or decorate with needlework

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

  2. : magic rites or incantations

  3. : an extraordinary power or influence seemingly from a supernatural source

  1. : of or relating to magic

  2. : having seemingly supernatural qualities or powers

  3. : giving a feeling of enchantment

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


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