An example of magic is pulling a rabbit out of a previously empty hat.
An example of magic used as an adjective is in the phrase "magic potion" which means a potion that works in mysterious, unexplainable ways.
His shoes had been magicked away in the night.
The magic of love.
"” I cleaned up the flat while you were out. "” Really? Magic!
Origin of magic
- Middle English magik from Old French magique from Late Latin magica from Latin magicē from Greek magikē from feminine of magikos of the Magi, magical from magos magician, magus magus
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French magique (noun and adjective), from Latin magicus (adjective), magica (noun use of feminine form of magicus), from Ancient Greek Î¼Î±Î³Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (magikos, “magical"), from Î¼Î¬Î³Î¿Ï‚ (magos, “magus"). Displaced native Middle English dweomercraft (“magic, magic arts") (from Old English dwimor (“phantom, illusion") + crÃ¦ft (“art")), Old English galdorcrÃ¦ft (“magic, enchantment"), Old English drÈ³crÃ¦ft (“magic, sorcery").