Meaning of “wizard” in the English Dictionary

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"wizard" in British English

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wizardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɪz.əd/ us /ˈwɪz.ɚd/

a man who is believed to have magical powers 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 great ability in a particular subject:

a computer wizard
Your mother's a wizard at Scrabble.

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

"wizard" in American English

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wizardnoun [ C ]

us /ˈwɪz·ərd/

a man who is believed to have magical powers and, esp. in stories, uses them to help or harm people

approving You might call someone a wizard who has great skill or who manages to do something that is extremely difficult:

a financial wizard

(Definition of “wizard” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wizard" in Business English

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wizardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɪzəd/ us

IT a piece of software that guides users through a particular task with a series of instructions:

The wizard will guide you through the installation process.

informal someone who is an expert in a particular subject or is very skilled at something:

(Definition of “wizard” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)