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Line breaks: sor|cer¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːs(ə)rə

Definition of sorcerer in English:


A person who claims or is believed to have magic powers; a wizard.
Example sentences
  • Zombies are dead bodies with no souls, created by the black magic of voodoo sorcerers.
  • But how could he have, for he knew it was forbidden for a white wizard to make contact with a black sorcerer or sorcerers.
  • But Wagner's music casts a spell infinitely more seductive than those wielded by his motley collection of wizards and sorcerers.
wizard, witch, (black) magician, warlock, diviner, occultist, voodooist, enchanter, enchantress, necromancer, magus, medicine man, medicine woman, shaman, witch doctor;
in southern Africasangoma;
Irish pishogue;
North American & West Indian conjure woman


late Middle English: from sorser (from Old French sorcier, based on Latin sors, sort- 'lot') + -er1.

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