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wizard

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA: /ˈwɪzəd/, /wɪzɹd/

Etymology

From Middle English wys (wise) < Old English wis < Proto-Germanic *wisaz < the Proto-Indo-European *wittos (past participle) < Proto-Indo-European *woid-/*weid-/*wid- (to see, to know).

Adjective

wizard (not comparable)

Positive
wizard

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Fine, superb (originally RAF slang).
    • 1942, Quentin James Reynolds, Only the Stars are Neutral
    "We had a wizard show," the young leader of an Australian squadron said, trying to keep the excitement out of his voice.
    • 1943, Howard Macy Coffin, Walter Leslie River, Malta Story
    But he was a wizard flyer, that boy.

Noun

Singular
wizard

Plural
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wizard ({{{1}}}) (feminine wizardess)
  1. (fantasy) One who uses (or has skill with) magic, mystic items, and magical and mystical practices.
  2. One who is especially skilled or unusually talented with a particular field.
  3. (computing) Computer program or script used to simplify complex operations for an inexperienced user.

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