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Definition of "wizardry" []

  • The art, skill, or practice of a wizard; sorcery. (noun)
  • A power or effect that appears magical by its capacity to transform: computer wizardry. (noun)
  • Great ability or adroitness in a pursuit: a pianist gifted with technical wizardry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wizardry" in a sentence
  • "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."