wizard


wizard
[[t]wɪ̱zə(r)d[/t]]
wizards
1) N-COUNT In legends and fairy stories, a wizard is a man who has magic powers.
2) N-COUNT: with supp (approval) If you admire someone because they are very good at doing a particular thing, you can say that they are a wizard.

...a financial wizard...

Accountant John Talbot is a wizard with numbers.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Wizard — Жанры пауэр метал Годы С 1989 по настоящее время Страна …   Википедия

  • Wizard of Oz — bezeichnet den originalen englischen Titel The Wizard of Oz eines Kinderbuchs, siehe Der Zauberer von Oz den auf dem Buch basierenden US amerikanischen Musicalfilm, siehe Der Zauberer von Oz (1939) ein Experiment in der Mensch Computer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wizard — En vivo en la Sala Zitarrosa, abril de 2007 Datos generales Origen Montevideo, Uruguay …   Wikipedia Español

  • wizard — wiz‧ard [ˈwɪzəd ǁ ərd] noun [countable] COMPUTING a piece of software that allows you to install (= put) a program on your computer * * * wizard UK US /ˈwɪzəd/ noun [C] ► IT a piece of software that guides users through a particular task with a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Wizard — Wiz ard, n. [Probably from wise + ard.] 1. A wise man; a sage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] See how from far upon the eastern road The star led wizards [Magi] haste with odors sweet! Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. One devoted to the black art; a magician; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wizard — Wiz ard, a. 1. Enchanting; charming. Collins. [1913 Webster] 2. Haunted by wizards. [1913 Webster] Where Deva spreads her wizard stream. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wizard — Allgemeine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wizard of Oz — Wizard of Oz, The (1939) a very popular US ↑musical (=a film that uses singing and dancing to tell a story) , based on a children s book by L. Frank Baum. In the film Judy ↑Garland appears as a girl called Dorothy who, with her dog Toto, is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wizard — [n1] person who can perform magic astrologer, augurer, clairvoyant, conjurer, diviner, enchanter, fortuneteller, hypnotist, magician, magus, medium, necromancer, occultist, palmist, seer, shaman, soothsayer, sorcerer, thaumaturge, warlock, witch; …   New thesaurus

  • wizard — mid 15c., philosopher, sage, from M.E. wys wise (see WISE (Cf. wise) (adj.)) + ARD (Cf. ard). Cf. Lith. zynyste magic, zynys sorcerer, zyne witch, all from zinoti to know. The ground sense is …   Etymology dictionary


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