Definition of sorcerer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɔːsərə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɔːrsərər//
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(in stories) a man with magic powers, who is helped by evil spirits He was suspected of misusing his magical powers as a sorcerer. Word Originlate Middle English: from sorser (from Old French sorcier, based on Latin sors, sort- ‘lot’) + -er.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sorcerer