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wizard (n.)

15世纪初, “哲学家, 圣人”, 来自中古英语 wys “智者” (见 wise (adj.) ). + -ard. 比较立陶宛语 žynystė “魔法”, žynys “巫师”, žynė “女巫”, 均来自 žinoti “知道”. 地义也许是“知道未来”. “具有魔力的人, 精通神秘科学的人” 这个意思直到大约1550年才鲜明地出现, 哲学和魔法的区别在中世纪已经很模糊了. 作为一个俚语, 意思是“优秀的”, 从1922年就有记载.

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Definitions of wizard from WordNet
1
wizard (n.)
one who practices magic or sorcery;
Synonyms: sorcerer / magician / necromancer / thaumaturge / thaumaturgist
wizard (n.)
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field;
Synonyms: ace / adept / champion / sensation / maven / mavin / virtuoso / genius / hotshot / star / superstar / whiz / whizz / wiz
2
wizard (adj.)
possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare;
wizard wands
Synonyms: charming / magic / magical / sorcerous / witching / wizardly
From wordnet.princeton.edu