- Present participle of magic.
Variant of magic
- the use of spells, charms, and rituals in seeking or pretending to cause or control events or to govern certain natural or supernatural forces; occultism
- such spells, charms, etc.
- any mysterious, seemingly inexplicable, or extraordinary power or quality: the magic of love
- the art or performing skill of producing baffling effects or illusions by sleight of hand, concealed apparatus, etc.
Origin of magicMiddle English magike ; from Old French magique ; from Classical Latin magice ; from Classical Greek magikē (technē), magic (art), sorcery ; from magikos, of the Magi: see Magi
- of, produced by, used in, or using magic
- producing extraordinary results, as if by magic or supernatural means
Origin of magicL magicus < Gr magikos