Definition of automagically in English:


Syllabification: au·to·mag·ic·al·ly
Pronunciation: /ˌôtəˈmajik(ə)lē


  • (Especially in relation to the operation of a computer process) automatically and in a way that seems ingenious, inexplicable, or magical: just type in the name of what you want to listen to, and it automagically appears on your computer
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    • Upon insertion, the disc is "automagically" drawn into the case, thanks to the slot-in mechanism.
    • Then the workflow engine will automagically distill the software support for that process.
    • It automagically sucks down up-to-date text versions of all your favourite web sites to read off line.


1940s: blend of automatically and magically.

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