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[wiz-er-dree] /ˈwɪz ər dri/
the art, skill, or accomplishments of a wizard.
Origin of wizardry
1575-85; wizard + -ry Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for wizardry
  • Belcher's wizardry has attracted attention from the highest levels of government.
  • The amazing thing here, though, is the mechanical wizardry going on inside.
  • Space wizardry has made possible unprecedented accuracy.
  • Instead, they thought that financial wizardry had engineered all the danger out of the system.
  • In the days before electronic wizardry, that meant freedom from physical entry.
  • Still, it isn't clear that such wizardry will-or can-do anything to change the firm's fortunes.
  • The backyard has long been resistant to tech innovations, but new wizardry can now make the outdoors much friendlier.
  • High-tech wizardry aside, they also know the basics.
British Dictionary definitions for wizardry


the art, skills, and practices of a wizard, sorcerer, or magician
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Word Origin and History for wizardry

1580s, from wizard + -ry.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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