Wizard definition

wĭzərd
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A skilled or clever person.

A wizard at math.

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One who practices magic; a sorcerer or magician.
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Magic.
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Of wizards or wizardry.
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One who uses (has skill with) magic, mystic items, and magical and mystical practices.
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(brit., informal) Excellent.
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A magician; conjurer; sorcerer.
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(informal) A person exceptionally gifted or clever at a specified activity.
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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.

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(chiefly british slang) Excellent.
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One who is especially skilled or unusually talented in a particular field.

He was a financial wizard, capable of predicting the movements of the stock markets.

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(computing) A computer program or script used to simplify complex operations, often for an inexperienced user.

Use the "Add Network Connection" wizard to connect to a network in a series of simple steps.

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(Internet) One of the administrators of a multi-user dungeon.
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(slang, dated, UK) Fine, superb (originally RAF slang).
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(intransitive) To practice wizardry.
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To conjure.
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(archaic) A sage.
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(obs.) A sage.
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(archaic) Of or relating to wizards or wizardry.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wizard
Plural:
Wizards

Origin of wizard

  • Middle English wisard wise wise wise1 -ard pejorative suff. –ard

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English wys (“wise") +"Ž -ard.

    From Wiktionary