Definitions for wizardˈwɪz ərd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who practices magic; magician or sorcerer.
a person of amazing skill or accomplishment:
a wizard at chemistry.
(adj.)of or pertaining to a wizard or wizardry; magic; enchanted.
Brit. Slang. superb.
Origin of wizard:
1400–50; late ME wisard
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a man with magic powers in stories
the Wizard of Oz
sb who is very skilled
a wizard at math
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
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.
Translations for wizard
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a man who is said to have magic powers
a fairy-story about a wizard.
- towenaar, slimmerdAfrikaans
- feiticeiroPortuguese (BR)
- der Hexenmeister, der ZaubererGerman
- mago, brujo, hechiceroSpanish
- lelaki tukang sihirMalay
- كوډګر،جادو ګر، ساحر، مداري، چالاكPashto
- vrăjitor; magicianRomanian
- trollkarl, häxmästareSwedish
- büyücü, sihirbazTurkish
- 巫師Chinese (Trad.)
- чарівник, магUkrainian
- جادو گرUrdu
- thầy phù thủyVietnamese
- 男巫Chinese (Simp.)
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