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



    BrE BrE//ˈwɪzəd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪzərd//
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  1. 1 (in stories) a man with magic powers There were rumours that Abbot was a wizard, practising magic and the black arts.
  2. 2a person who is especially good at something a computer/financial, etc. wizard
  3. 3(computing) a program that makes it easy to use another program or perform a task by giving you a series of simple choices
  4. Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘philosopher, sage’): from wise + -ard.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wizard

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