Meaning of “abracadabra” in the English Dictionary

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"abracadabra" in British English

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abracadabraexclamation

uk /ˌæb.rə.kəˈdæb.rə/ us /ˌæb.rə.kəˈdæb.rə/

Examples from literature

  • "Abracadabra!" cried Mary gamely. 
  • At the sound of the snapping fingers and his hoarse-voiced "abracadabra," a dirty pot of hot and greasy stew came into existence. 

(Definition of “abracadabra” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)