Synonyms of 'wizard'
a man in fairy tales who has magic powersMerlin, the legendary wizard who worked magic for King Arthur
Uther called on Merlin the magician to help him.
an evil witch who had cast a spell on the prince
sorcerer, , ,
In voodoo the sorcerer manipulates the victim's symbolic image.
A conjuror was hired for her sixth birthday party.
warlock, , ,
knights who confront fiery dragons and wicked warlocks
a necromancer who conjured up the spirits of the dead
a person who is outstandingly gifted in some specified fielda mathematical wizard at Harvard University
a 14-year-old mathematical genius
an expert in computer graphics
He is a master at blocking progress.
a first-world-war flying ace
fashion gurus dictating crazy ideas
She is a real film buff.
He was an adept at getting people to talk confidentially to him.
Simon's a whizz at card tricks.
an 11-year-old chess prodigy
the maestro's delightful first show
China's foremost piano virtuoso
boffin (British, informal), , ,
a computer boffin
whizz kid (informal), ,
a computing whizz kid
fundi (South Africa),
The local fundi are wonderfully adept and have created a car adapted to hunting.
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in the sense of ace
an experta first-world-war flying ace
in the sense of adept
a person skilled in somethingHe was an adept at getting people to talk confidentially to him.
in the sense of boffin
a scientist or experta computer boffin
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