Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “wand”

wand

noun [C] uk   /wɒnd/ us    /wɑːnd/
a special thin stick waved by a person who is performing magic tricks: The fairy godmother waved her magic wand over the cabbages and they turned into horses.MagicPoles, rods, shafts and sticks
(Definition of wand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of wand?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Poles, rods, shafts and sticks, but you might be interested in these topics from the Objects topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “wand”

Definitions of “wand” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

stampede

When animals or people stampede, they all move quickly in the same direction, often because they are frightened.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More