What does Wizard mean?

Definitions for Wizard
ˈwɪz ərdWizard

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Wizard.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz(noun)

    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

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

    one who practices magic or sorcery

  3. 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"


  1. wizard(Noun)

    One who uses (or has skill with) magic, mystic items, and magical and mystical practices.

    Etymology: From wys .

  2. wizard(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From wys .

  3. wizard(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From wys .

  4. wizard(Noun)

    One of the administrators of a multi-user dungeon.

    Etymology: From wys .

  5. wizard(Verb)

    To practice wizardry.

    Etymology: From wys .

  6. wizard(Verb)

    To conjure.

    Etymology: From wys .

  7. wizard(Adjective)

    Fine, superb (originally RAF slang).

    Etymology: From wys .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wizard(noun)

    a wise man; a sage

    Etymology: [Probably from wise + -ard.]

  2. Wizard(noun)

    one devoted to the black art; a magician; a conjurer; a sorcerer; an enchanter

    Etymology: [Probably from wise + -ard.]

  3. Wizard(adj)

    enchanting; charming

    Etymology: [Probably from wise + -ard.]

  4. Wizard(adj)

    haunted by wizards

    Etymology: [Probably from wise + -ard.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wizard

    wiz′ard, n. one who practises witchcraft or magic: (obs.) a wise man.—adj. with magical powers.—adv. Wiz′ardly, like a wizard.—n. Wiz′ardry, sorcery. [O. Fr. guiscart—Ice. vizkr (for vitskr), from vita, to know.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. wizard

    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wizard in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wizard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Wizard in a Sentence

  1. Matrix, The:

    Neo Mr. Wizard. Get me the hell out of here.

  2. Judy Garland:

    Ever since The Wizard of Oz I’ve been accused of being twelve years old. You should see some of the disappointed looks I get, when people lay eyes on me in person. They expect someone in gingham, with braids, to come out singing ‘Over the Rainbow.’ And out I come, instead.

  3. Helen Keller:

    Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived.

  4. Ari Freeman:

    I want the wizard phenomenon to continue, and I will totally fulfill that role, like a band needs a guitar player -- I'll be that guitar player.

  5. The Wizard of Christchurch:

    I've invented The Wizard of Christchurch out of nowhere, there were no wizards when I arrived in the world, except in books.

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