from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sorcerer; a wizard.
- n. One who performs magic for entertainment or diversion.
- n. One whose formidable skill or art seems to be magical: a magician with words.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who plays with or practices allegedly supernatural magic.
- n. A spiritualist or practitioner of mystic arts (often derogatory).
- n. A performer of tricks or an escapologist.
- n. An amazingly talented craftsman or scientist.
- n. A person who astounds, is an enigma.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One skilled in magic; one who practices the black art; an enchanter; a necromancer; a sorcerer or sorceress; a conjurer.
- n. 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the Magi or priestly caste of ancient Persia.
- n. One skilled in magic; a wizard; an enchanter; a conjurer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
- n. one who practices magic or sorcery
He admitted that the term magician was not as clearly delineated as witch and poisoner28.
The word magician appears some twelve times in the Bible.
Actually, Mike, the magician is the one who can fix it when the magic smoke escapes!
Any second-rate magician knows most people will watch the hand that's moving, the hand the magician is looking at, and not the other hand.
When a fellow magician is murdered, a series of events are set into motion that pull Nicodemus and his fellow students and teachers into a conflict far outside of their control.
It's set in the early 60s, when a middle-aged magician is touring the fading vaudeville circuit and rock and roll and old age are nipping at his heels.
A law of magic, for a magician, is a way to achieve a consequence from an action.
It's the winter of 1789, and the duo have been working for a vain magician named Topolain.
Not only is Keller the "fishin 'magician," he's a chef.
Which is to say, I'm appearing (or being produced, in magician's terminology) in the following places and times: