What does wizard mean?

Definitions for wizard
ˈwɪz ərdwiz·ard

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"

Wiktionary

  1. wizard(Noun)

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

  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.

  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.

  4. wizard(Noun)

    One of the administrators of a multi-user dungeon.

  5. wizard(Verb)

    To practice wizardry.

  6. wizard(Verb)

    To conjure.

  7. wizard(Adjective)

    Fine, superb (originally RAF slang).

  8. Origin: From wys .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wizard(noun)

    a wise man; a sage

  2. Wizard(noun)

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

  3. Wizard(adj)

    enchanting; charming

  4. Wizard(adj)

    haunted by wizards

  5. Origin: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. wizard

    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.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on June 8, 2015  

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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. Matrix, The:

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

  2. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    A wizard is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.

  3. Rudy Giuliani:

    Whenever we talk to them, they say, 'We'll take it to Bob.' He's like the Wizard of Oz.

  4. Helen Keller:

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

  5. Jonathan Knight:

    There's a crafting game where you're collecting potion ingredients and creating potions and using them to be a better wizard.

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