Definitions for magicianməˈdʒɪʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magician, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionist(noun)

    someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience

  2. sorcerer, magician, wizard, necromancer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist(noun)

    one who practices magic or sorcery

GCIDE

  1. Magician(n.)

    An entertainer who produces seemingly magical effects by clever illusions; most magicians admit that the craft is mere illusion, rather than a true supernatural art.

  2. Origin: [F. magicien. See Magic, n.]

Wiktionary

  1. magician(Noun)

    A person who plays with or practices allegedly supernatural magic.

  2. magician(Noun)

    A spiritualist or practitioner of mystic arts .

  3. magician(Noun)

    A performer of tricks or an escapologist.

  4. magician(Noun)

    An amazingly talented craftsman or scientist.

  5. magician(Noun)

    A person who astounds, is an enigma.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magician(noun)

    one skilled in magic; one who practices the black art; an enchanter; a necromancer; a sorcerer or sorceress; a conjurer

  2. Origin: [F. magicien. See Magic, n.]

Freebase

  1. Magician

    A magician is a practitioner of magic that has the ability to attain objectives or acquire knowledge wisdom using supernatural or nonrational means. Some modern magicians, such as Aleister Crowley and those who follow the traditions of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and Ordo Templi Orientis, describe magic in rational terms, using definitions, postulates and theorems. Aleister Crowley said "the magician of the future will use mathematical formulas". The paranormal kind of magician can also be referred to as an enchanter, wizard, mage, magus, or thaumaturgist. These overlapping terms may be distinguished by some traditions or some writers. When such distinctions are made, sorcerers are more often practitioners of evocations or black magic, and there may be variations on level and type of power associated with each name. Some names, distinctions, or aspects may have more of a negative connotation than others, depending on the setting and the context.


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