What does wizard mean?

Definitions for wizard
ˈwɪz ərdwiz·ard

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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"

Wiktionary

  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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Numerology

  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. Ari Freeman:

    The Wizard of Christchurch takes someone to do something unusual to poke The Wizard of Christchurch head in to create a zeigeist change, and those people are magicians.

  2. Helen Keller:

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

  3. Matrix, The:

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

  4. Vecernji List:

    The win was celebrated throughout Croatia after a fairytale performance which shattered Messi's Argentina to pieces, while Messi was totally subdued, Modric played like a wizard and deserved all the plaudits.

  5. Mustafa Nayyem:

    We will give everyone access to this documentation because we understand that the crisis is now, if you ask me whether there is a wizard who can come in and do everything, I would like to believe in it, but I think that now we need to ... accept that industry in this country has been allowed to die for decades.

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