Translation of magic in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈmædʒɪk/


uncountable/no numerable
  • magia (feminine) black/white magic magia negra/blanca as if by magic como por encanto, como por arte de magia or (in Spain also/en España también) de birlibirloque there's no magic about it no tiene nada de especial, (si) es muy fácil or sencillo the magic of springtime la magia de la primavera the place has lost its magic for me el lugar ha perdido el encanto para mí
    More example sentences
    • The second half was magic, beautiful, brilliant, particularly when in the 22nd or 23rd minute of the half Peter Withe scored.
    • This show appeals to all ages with its exciting, fast-paced story, fantastic images and beautiful puppet magic.
    • It is being staged by Ian Judge, a director who does not always find depth in a work but is guaranteed to bring a quality of pleasing theatrical magic.


  • 1.1 [power/potion] mágico; [trick] de magia magic carpet/wand alfombra (feminine)/varita (feminine) mágica there's no magic remedy that can cure it no hay ningún remedio milagroso que lo cure I obviously don't have your magic touch está claro que yo no tengo ese arte especial que tú tienes say the magic word! (used to children) (say thank you, please) ¿qué se dice? (say abracadabra) di la palabra mágica 1.2 (enchanting) [moment/beauty] mágico; (marvellous) [colloquial/familiar], sensacional, fabuloso

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-ck-)

  • to magic sth up/away sacar* algo/hacer* desaparecer algo como por arte de magia or (in Spain also/en España también) de birlibirloque

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