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ma·gi·cian

 (mə-jĭsh′ən)
n.
1. A sorcerer; a wizard.
2. One who performs magic for entertainment or diversion.
3. One whose formidable skill or art seems to be magical: a magician with words.

magician

(məˈdʒɪʃən)
n
1. another term for conjuror
2. a person who practises magic
3. a person who has extraordinary skill, influence, or qualities

ma•gi•cian

(məˈdʒɪʃ ən)

n.
1. a person who performs sleight-of-hand tricks or other illusions.
2. a sorcerer.
[1350–1400; < Middle French]

magician

  • magus - A person regarded as having great wisdom or powers likened to those of a magician.
  • archimage - A great magician, from Greek archi-, "chief, principal," and Latin magus, "magician."
  • fascinate, fascinator - Fascinate is derived from Latin fascinare, "to bewitch or enchant," and a fascinator was a magician.
  • mage, magian - Mage and magian are two other ways to say magician.

magician

A man who practices magic, perhaps using the cabala.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magician - someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audiencemagician - someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
escape expert, escapologist - an entertainer who is expert in the art of escaping
mind reader, telepathist, thought-reader - a magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice)
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
2.magician - one who practices magic or sorcerymagician - one who practices magic or sorcery  
enchanter - a sorcerer or magician
exorciser, exorcist - someone who practices exorcism
magus - a magician or sorcerer of ancient times
occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
sorceress - a woman sorcerer
witch doctor - someone who is believed to heal through magical powers

magician

noun
1. conjuror, illusionist, prestidigitator It was like watching a magician showing you how he performs a trick.
2. sorcerer, witch, wizard, illusionist, warlock, necromancer, thaumaturge (rare), theurgist, archimage (rare), enchanter or enchantress Uther called on Merlin the magician to help him.
3. miracle-worker, genius, marvel, wizard, virtuoso, wonder-worker, spellbinder He was a magician with words.
Translations
ساحرسَاحِرٌساحِر
kouzelník-ice
tryllekunstner
taikuri
čarobnjak
bűvészmágus
töframaîur, sjónhverfingamaîur
魔術師
마술사
čarovnik
trollkonstnär
นักเล่นกล
ảo thuật gia

magician

[mədʒɪʃən] N
1. (= sorcerer) → mago/a m/f
2. (= conjuror) → prestidigitador(a) m/f

magician

[məˈdʒɪʃən] n
(= wizard) → magicien(ne) m/f
(= entertainer) → illusionniste mf, prestidigitateur/trice m/fmagic mushroom nchampignon m hallucinogènemagic realism magical realism nréalisme m magiquemagic wand n
[magician] → baguette f magique
(fig) (= miracle solution) → remède m miracle
People can't expect him to wave a magic wand → On ne peut pas s'attendre à ce qu'il trouve un remède miracle.
there is no magic wand to ... → il n'y a pas de remède miracle pour ...

magician

nMagier m, → Zauberer m, → Zauberin f; (= conjuror)Zauberkünstler(in) m(f); I’m not a magician!ich kann doch nicht hexen!

magician

[məˈdʒɪʃn] nmago/a; (conjuror) → illusionista m/f

magic

(ˈmӕdʒik) noun
1. (the charms, spells etc used in) the art or practice of using supernatural forces. The prince was turned by magic into a frog.
2. the art of producing illusions by tricks. The conjuror's magic delighted the children.
3. fascination or great charm. the magic of Turner's paintings.
adjective
used in or using magic. a magic wand; a magic spell.
ˈmagical adjective
1. produced by, or as if by, the art of magic. magical power.
2. fascinating; charming or very beautiful. a magical experience.
ˈmagically adverb
maˈgician (məˈdʒiʃən) noun
a person skilled in the art of magic. They hired a magician to entertain the children.

magician

سَاحِرٌ kouzelník tryllekunstner Zauberer μάγος mago taikuri magicien čarobnjak mago 魔術師 마술사 tovenaar tryllekunstner magik mago волшебник trollkonstnär นักเล่นกล sihirbaz ảo thuật gia 魔术师
References in classic literature ?
Merlin, the mighty liar and magician, perdition singe him for the weariness he worketh with his one tale
For an hour that magician went on shuffling and pulling off boots till he had shed as many as twenty-five pair, and I was hovering on the verge of lunacy.
Why," said he, "a magician could call up a lot of genies, and they would hash you up like nothing before you could say Jack Robinson.
No; the great magician who majestically works out the appointed order of the Creator, never reverses his transformations.
Perhaps some Arabian-night magician, opened up the place for the day, and shut it up for ever when we came away.
Now I hear that you are a wonderful magician and have many powerful potions.
The Scottish magician, you said, was, like Lucan's witch, at liberty to walk over the recent field of battle, and to select for the subject of resuscitation by his sorceries, a body whose limbs had recently quivered with existence, and whose throat had but just uttered the last note of agony.
He seems to have crossed the whole of Europe, from fair to fair, and to have completed his strange education as an artist and magician at the very fountain-head of art and magic, among the Gipsies.
Sire," replied Queen of Beauty, "the old lady who took care of me in my childhood was an accomplished magician, and she taught me seventy rules of her art, by means of which I could, in the twinkling of an eye, transplant your capital into the middle of the ocean.
Then the magician brewed a powerful potion out of nine sorts of herbs which he had gathered himself all alone by moonlight, and he gave the youth nine spoonfuls of it daily for three days, which made him able to understand the language of birds.
And thou, O sage magician, whoever thou art, to whom it shall fall to be the chronicler of this wondrous history, forget not, I entreat thee, my good Rocinante, the constant companion of my ways and wanderings.
And, in fine, of false sciences I thought I knew the worth sufficiently to escape being deceived by the professions of an alchemist, the predictions of an astrologer, the impostures of a magician, or by the artifices and boasting of any of those who profess to know things of which they are ignorant.