American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The art, skill, or practice of a wizard; sorcery.
- n. A power or effect that appears magical by its capacity to transform: computer wizardry.
- n. Great ability or adroitness in a pursuit: a pianist gifted with technical wizardry.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or practices of wizards; sorcery.
- n. The art of a wizard; sorcery.
- n. Something, such as an advanced technology, that gives the appearance of magic.
- n. Great ability in some specified field.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The character or practices o� wizards; sorcery; magic.
- n. exceptional creative ability
“I personally know very little about organ construction but I know enough to speculate that no amount of electronic wizardry is going to replace the physical sound and experience of the authentic pipes themselves.”
“Capricorn: When this sign eats in the dark, you know some financial wizardry is afoot.”
“Schuerholz obtains the players, then turns them over to Bobby Cox, whose managerial wizardry is legendary.”
“No amount of financial wizardry is going to change that fundamental point.”
“So, in conclusion, wizardry is some very tricky stuff, and not to be taken lightly.”
“Also, I can tell you that Hogwarts freaking school of wizardry is no “high school”.”
“When it came to word wizardry, he had Billy Sunday, master of slang and argot of one language, skinned by miles.”
“Now Abel Ah Yo, in his theology and word wizardry, was as much mixed a personage as Billy Sunday.”
“For all its high-tech special effects wizardry, which is spectacular on its own and worth the price of admission, “Star Wars” has at its core an incredibly strong story told through some very likeable and strong characters.”
“Yet, despite all this, with something that the less imaginative critics cannot resist calling wizardry, Radcliffe survives.”
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