Definition of wizardry in English:


Line breaks: wiz|ard¦ry
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪzədri


[mass noun]
  • 1The art or practice of magic: Merlin used his powers of wizardry for good
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    • If there was a school for witchcraft and wizardry, I'd sign up in a heartbeat.
    • Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.
    • It is a place that is full of spells and curses, where powerful charms work their magic, and everything is witchcraft and wizardry.
  • 2Great skill in a particular area of activity: Pless’s wizardry with a bat
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    • This took no technical wizardry or hacking skills.
    • The character he ends up creating is charming but bland, like the film itself, despite the technical wizardry involved in its creation.
    • As the Modern Industrial Age is superseded by the Electronic Information age, wizardry will flourish and scientists will be relegated to the role of technicians.
  • 2.1Very impressive or ingenious technology or devices: the car is full of hi-tech wizardry
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    • Compared to the hi-tech wizardry, and incomprehensibility, of many of today's multi-million pound car commercials, it sounds a little twee.
    • Robot Marketer Robert Doornick uses hi-tech wizardry to warm consumers to his Fortune 500 clients
    • It might be a little scary but it is also full of technical wizardry that creates some hauntingly weird images.

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