- The definition of a wizard is defined as a person who performs magic or witchcraft, or someone who is particularly skillful at a certain activity.
- An example of a wizard is the character Gandalf from The Lord of the Rings.
- An example of a wizard is someone with exceptional math skills.
- Obsolete a sage
- a magician; conjurer; sorcerer
- Informal a person exceptionally gifted or clever at a specified activity
Origin: Middle English wisard, probably from wis, wise plush -ard, -ard
- of wizards or wizardry
- Brit., Informal excellent
- wizardly adverb
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- One who practices magic; a sorcerer or magician.
- A skilled or clever person: a wizard at math.
- Archaic A sage.
- Chiefly British Slang Excellent.
- Archaic Of or relating to wizards or wizardry.
Origin: Middle English wisard : wise, wise; see wise1 + -ard, pejorative suff.; see -ard.
wizard - Computer Definition
A sequential on-screen dialog that assists the user in some manner. For example, installation programs are often called "installation wizards" because they provide a series of steps with options. Wizards are widely used to troubleshoot problems with software or hardware, offering a sequence of questions and multiple choice answers. The step-by-step sequence is the main attribute of a wizard. See help system.
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