magician


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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 ?
On this the stranger, who was a famous African magician, fell on his neck and kissed him, saying: "I am your uncle, and knew you from your likeness to my brother.
Next day the magician led Aladdin into some beautiful gardens a long way outside the city gates.
After some years he met with a famous Eastern magician, and asked for his advice in the matter.
The youth thankfully accepted the magician's offer, and said, 'I cannot now offer you any reward for your kindness, but should my undertaking succeed your trouble shall be richly repaid.'
I will soon make warm legs to thee, thou evil magician: I know well how-- to make it hot for such as thou!"
Thou peacock of peacocks, thou sea of vanity; WHAT didst thou represent before me, thou evil magician; WHOM was I meant to believe in when thou wailedst in such wise?"
"Everything is different in the dark," said a third voice, that of the man who called himself a magician. It was a very musical voice, and rather in contrast with his sinister and swarthy visage, which was now invisible.
"I propose to play the magician. One of the magicians you show up in India, Colonel."
He don't amount to shucks, as a magician; knows some of the old common tricks, but has never got beyond the rudiments, and never will.
When the boy gets calm, he will wonder why a great magician like me should have begged a boy like him to help me get out of this place; he will put this and that together, and will see that I am a humbug.
"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.
(possibly the cause being removed the effect might cease), and they might say that a magician had carried them off, room and all; and this was done with all despatch.