1. A wise man; a sage. [Obs.]
See how from far upon the eastern road
The star-led wizards [Magi] haste with odors sweet! --Milton.
2. One devoted to the black art; a magician; a conjurer; a sorcerer; an enchanter.
The wily wizard must be caught. --Dryden.
1. Enchanting; charming.
2. Haunted by wizards.
Where Deva spreads her wizard stream. --Milton.
adj : 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"
[syn: charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching(a),
n 1: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field [syn: ace,
adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso,
genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz,
2: one who practices magic or sorcery [syn: sorcerer, magician,
a pretender to supernatural knowledge and power, "a knowing
one," as the original Hebrew word signifies. Such an one was
forbidden on pain of death to practise his deceptions (Lev.
19:31; 20:6, 27; 1 Sam. 28:3; Isa. 8:19; 19:3).