Definition of wise man in English:

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wise man


chiefly historical
A man versed in magic, witchcraft, or astrology. See also Three Wise Men.
Example sentences
  • Each of the wise men had their own beliefs about the Holy Mountain and, of course, their own way of getting there.
  • They were the healers, the teachers, and the wise men and women others would turn to in times of trouble.
  • Matthew describes the three men, not as kings, but as wise men or ‘Magi’.
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