Definition of automagically in English:

automagically

Line breaks: auto|magic¦al¦ly
Pronunciation: /ɔːtəˈmadʒɪkli
 
/

adverb

informal
  • (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
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

1940s: blend of automatically and magically.

More definitions of automagically

Definition of automagically in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little