from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sorcerer; a wizard.
  • noun One who performs magic for entertainment or diversion.
  • noun One whose formidable skill or art seems to be magical.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the Magi or priestly caste of ancient Persia.
  • noun One skilled in magic; a wizard; an enchanter; a conjurer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One skilled in magic; one who practices the black art; an enchanter; a necromancer; a sorcerer or sorceress; a conjurer.
  • noun An entertainer who produces seemingly magical effects by clever illusions; most magicians admit that the craft is mere illusion, rather than a true supernatural art.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who plays with or practices allegedly supernatural magic.
  • noun A spiritualist or practitioner of mystic arts (often derogatory).
  • noun A performer of tricks or an escapologist.
  • noun An amazingly talented craftsman or scientist.
  • noun A person who astounds, is an enigma.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
  • noun one who practices magic or sorcery


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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  • JM was watching a magician driving down the road - then he turned into a drive way.

    August 13, 2011