Definitions for wizard
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word wizard.
ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiznoun
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
sorcerer, magician, wizard, necromancer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgistadjective
one who practices magic or sorcery
charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching(a), wizard(a), wizardlyadjective
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).
Etymology: From wys.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A conjurer; an inchanter; a he-witch. It had probably at first a laudable meaning.
Etymology: from wise.
Patience, good lady; wizards know their times. William Shakespeare.
He hearkens after prophecies and dreams,
And from the cross-row plucks the letter G;
And says, a wizard told him that by G
His issue disinherited should be. William Shakespeare, Richard III.
That damn’d wizard, hid in sly disguise,
For so by certain signs I knew, had met
Already, ere my best speed could prevent
The aidless innocent lady his wish’d prey. John Milton.
The prophecies of wizards old
Increas’d her terror, and her fall foretold. Edmund Waller.
The wily wizard must be caught,
For, unconstrain’d, he nothing tells for nought. Dryden.
"The Wizard is a song by the British rock band Black Sabbath, taken from their 1970 album Black Sabbath. It is the second track on the record. The song was composed by all four members of the group and was produced by Rodger Bain. "The Wizard" was the B-side to the title track of the band's second album Paranoid.
A wizard is typically depicted as a person, most commonly a man, who possesses magical abilities or practices witchcraft. This can include casting spells, controlling natural or supernatural forces, and using sorcery, often for beneficial purposes. In various mythologies, literature, films, video games, and other forms of media, wizards are usually portrayed as knowledgeable and wise, often serving as important mentors or antagonists. The term can also be used metaphorically to refer to someone highly skilled or proficient in a particular field or activity.
a wise man; a sage
one devoted to the black art; a magician; a conjurer; a sorcerer; an enchanter
haunted by wizards
Etymology: [Probably from wise + -ard.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. 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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The numerical value of wizard in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of wizard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Neo Mr. Wizard. Get me the hell out of here.
Whenever we talk to them, they say, 'We'll take it to Bob.' He's like the Wizard of Oz.
The Wizard of Christchurch'll think The Wizard of Christchurch's The Wizard of Christchurch idea to dance, but my song did it.
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.
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.
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- магьосник, вълшебник, вещер, чародейBulgarian
- fetiller, màgic, magCatalan, Valencian
- mág, kouzelník, čaroděj, průvodceCzech
- dewin, swynwrWelsh
- troldmand, guidenDanish
- 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]], procedura guidataItalian
- ウィザード, 魔男, 魔法使い, 魔術師Japanese
- ჯადოქარი, გრძნეულიGeorgian
- magus, fascinans, veneficus, fascinator, maleficusLatin
- ruānuku, tohunga ruānukuMāori
- магионичар, маѓесник, помошник, волшебникMacedonian
- tovenaar, magiërDutch
- trollmann, assistent, veiviserNorwegian
- 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
- Thuật sĩVietnamese
- magival, jimagival, himagivalVolapük
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