wizard Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “wizard” in the English Dictionary

"wizard" in British English

See all translations

wizardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɪz.əd/  us   /ˈwɪz.ɚd/
a man who is ​believed to have ​magicalpowers and who uses them to ​harm or ​help other ​people
(UK also whizz, US also whiz, wiz) informal someone who is an ​expert at something or who has ​greatability in a ​particularsubject: a ​computer wizard Your mother's a wizard atScrabble.
(Definition of wizard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wizard" in American English

See all translations

wizardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɪz·ərd/
a man who is ​believed to have ​magicalpowers and, esp. in ​stories, uses them to ​help or ​harmpeople
approving You might ​call someone a wizard who has ​greatskill or who ​manages to do something that is ​extremelydifficult: a ​financial wizard
(Definition of wizard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wizard" in Business English

See all translations

wizardnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈwɪzəd/
IT a ​piece of ​software that ​guidesusers through a particular ​task with a ​series of ​instructions: The wizard will ​guide you through the ​installationprocess. installation/​recovery/​presentation wizard
informal someone who is an ​expert in a particular ​subject or is very ​skilled at something: a computer/​financial wizard
(Definition of wizard from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of wizard?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“wizard” in Business English

Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More