wizardry


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

wiz·ard·ry

 (wĭz′ər-drē)
n. pl. wiz·ard·ries
1. The art, skill, or practice of a wizard; sorcery.
2.
a. A power or effect that appears magical by its capacity to transform: computer wizardry.
b. Great ability or adroitness in a pursuit: a pianist gifted with technical wizardry.

wizardry

(ˈwɪzədrɪ)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) the art, skills, and practices of a wizard, sorcerer, or magician

wiz•ard•ry

(ˈwɪz ər dri)

n.
the art, skill, or accomplishments of a wizard.
[1575–85]

wizardry

the art or practice of a wizard; sorcery; magic. — wizard, n., adj.
See also: Magic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wizardry - exceptional creative ability
creative thinking, creativeness, creativity - the ability to create

wizardry

noun
1. expertise, skill, know-how (informal), craft, mastery, cleverness, expertness a piece of technical wizardry
2. magic, witching, witchcraft, voodoo, enchantment, occultism, sorcery, the black art, witchery, necromancy, conjuration, sortilege Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

wizardry

noun
The use of supernatural powers to influence or predict events:
Translations
toorderytoorkuns
boszorkányságvarázslás

wizardry

[ˈwɪzədrɪ] N
1. (= sorcery) → hechicería f, brujería f
2. (= skill) his financial wizardrysu genio financiero
a piece of technical wizardryuna maravilla de la técnica

wizardry

n (= magic)Hexerei f, → Zauberei f; (= great skill)Zauberkünste pl; his wizardry with the ballseine Zauberkunststücke plmit dem Ball

wizardry

[ˈwɪzədrɪ] nmagia
References in classic literature ?
Lovers' Lane was a veritable path in a fairyland that night -- a shimmering, mysterious place, full of wizardry in the white-woven enchantment of moonlight.
To us, over the golden grasses, came the Story Girl, carrying in her hand a single large poppy, like a blood-red chalice filled with the wine of August wizardry. She proffered it to Miss Reade and, as the latter took it into her singularly slender, beautiful hand, I saw a ring on her third finger.
Fast and furious was the fighting as the nobles of Salensus Oll sprang, time and again, up the steps before the throne only to fall back before a sword hand that seemed to have gained a new wizardry from its experience with the cunning Solan.
"Leonard Quinton was a romancer, and was writing an Oriental romance about wizardry and hypnotism.
Edison, who was at that time fairly started in his career of wizardry, had made an instrument of marvellous alertness.
The unexpected had swept its wizardry over the face of things, changing the perspective, juggling values, and shuffling the real and the unreal into perplexing confusion.
Harry Potter fans can enrol at a new wizardry school about to take over one of Manchester's most spectacular landmarks instead.
Summary: The film's new trailer takes Muggles and no-majs back to the wizarding world's Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
BODY parts of endangered birds were found at the home of a man who sold the grisly items on a bizarre "wizardry" website.
There are three Cardboard Wizardry workshops in August that will be led by cardboard engineer Lottie Smith.
Enjoy a spot of potion-making at the School of Wizardry at the Magical Lands Festival And in the grounds there will be Robin Hood archery, potion-making at the School of Wizardry, wand-whittling, a magic lamp trail and an Arabian Nights storytelling tent.
Rowling has apologized to fans for killing Severus Snape in the sought-after wizardry series.