Definitions for wizardˈwɪz ərd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wizard
ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz(noun)
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
sorcerer, magician, wizard, necromancer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist(adj)
one who practices magic or sorcery
charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching(a), wizard(a), wizardly(adj)
possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
"charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wizardly powers"
One who uses (or has skill with) magic, mystic items, and magical and mystical practices.
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.
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.
One of the administrators of a multi-user dungeon.
To practice wizardry.
Fine, superb (originally RAF slang).
Origin: From wys .
a wise man; a sage
one devoted to the black art; a magician; a conjurer; a sorcerer; an enchanter
haunted by wizards
Origin: [Probably from wise + -ard.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
1. Transitively, a person who knows how a complex piece of software or hardware works (that is, who groks it); esp. someone who can find and fix bugs quickly in an emergency. Someone is a hacker if he or she has general hacking ability, but is a wizard with respect to something only if he or she has specific detailed knowledge of that thing. A good hacker could become a wizard for something given the time to study it. 2. The term ‘wizard’ is also used intransitively of someone who has extremely high-level hacking or problem-solving ability. 3. A person who is permitted to do things forbidden to ordinary people; one who has wheel privileges on a system. 4. A Unix expert, esp. a Unix systems programmer. This usage is well enough established that ‘Unix Wizard’ is a recognized job title at some corporations and to most headhunters. See guru, lord high fixer. See also deep magic, heavy wizardry, incantation, magic, mutter, rain dance, voodoo programming, wave a dead chicken.
A computer program or piece of software that guides a user through a process.
When he installed his new camera, a wizard then prompted him through the installation process.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Neo Mr. Wizard. Get me the hell out of here.
A wizard is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived.
A wizard cannot do everything; a fact most magicians are reticent to admit, let alone discuss with prospective clients. Still, the fact remains that there are certain objects, and people, that are, for one reason or another, completely immune to any direct magical spell. It is for this group of beings that the magician learns the subtleties of using indirect spells. It also does no harm, in dealing with these matters, to carry a large club near your person at all times.
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- магьосник, вълшебник, вещер, чародейBulgarian
- fetiller, màgic, magCatalan, Valencian
- mág, kouzelník, čaroděj, průvodceCzech
- dewin, swynwrWelsh
- Zauberer, Magier, Hexenmeister, AssistentGerman
- μάγισσα, μάγοςGreek
- sorĉisto, magiistoEsperanto
- mago, asistenteSpanish
- velho, apuri, tietäjäFinnish
- assistant, sorcier, mageFrench
- draoidh, buidseachScottish Gaelic
- קוסם, מכשףHebrew
- töframaður, galdramaður, galdrakarl, vitkiIcelandic
- mago, [[procedura]] [[guidata]]Italian
- ウィザード, 魔男, 魔法使い, 魔術師Japanese
- ჯადოქარი, გრძნეულიGeorgian
- magus, fascinans, veneficus, fascinatorLatin
- ruānuku, tohunga ruānukuMāori
- магионичар, маѓесник, помошник, волшебникMacedonian
- tovenaar, magiërDutch
- trollmann, assistentNorwegian
- kreator, czarownik, czarodziejPolish
- bruxo, assistentePortuguese
- mag, vrăjitor, magicianRomanian
- волше́бник, колду́н, чароде́й, магRussian
- чаробница, volšebnik, čarobnjak, чаробњак, čarobnica, волшебник, volšebnica, волшебницаSerbo-Croatian
- kúzelník, sprievodca, čarodej, čarodejníkSlovak
- büyücü, sihirbazTurkish
- magival, jimagival, himagivalVolapük
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