magic word


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magic word

n.
The word "please," used as a reminder or prompt to say "please": Say the magic word, and I'll give you a cookie.
Translations
References in classic literature ?
As he said this the Wizard advanced to the statue of Margolote and made a magic pass, at the same time muttering a magic word that none could hear distinctly.
Then the Wizard made the magic pass and spoke the magic word before the statue of Unc Nunkie.
One remembers his first modest advertisements headed with the magic word Thrift, Thrift, Thrift, thrice repeated; promising ten per cent.
She turned upon me in a rage, and said over me some magic words, and I instantly became as you see me now, half man and half marble.
I don't have a magic pill, but I have a magic word that comes close.
The magic word is culture, but the magic truly lies in us: Those who carry it on.
The name of which seed is used as a magic word in a pantomime?
And before they knew what had happened I would yell the magic word "Barley
You see me and Annie have our own little club at her house, and you can't get in unless you know the magic word.
The magic word opened all sorts of doors and made at least one other person feel their efforts or gifts were appreciated.
SAY the magic word and you could win a family ticket to Mickey's Magic Show at Birmingham's NIA next month.