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Synonyms for magician
məˈdʒɪʃ ənma·gi·cian

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  1. magiciannoun

    A person who plays with or practices allegedly supernatural magic.

    sorcerer, wizard, witch, warlock, thaumaturge

  2. magiciannoun

    A spiritualist or practitioner of mystic arts .

    mystic, witch doctor, spiritualist

  3. magiciannoun

    A performer of tricks or an escapologist.

    trickster, wizard

  4. magiciannoun

    An amazingly talented craftsman or scientist.

    whizz, whiz, wizard, wiz

  5. magiciannoun

    A person who astounds, is an enigma.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. magician, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionistnoun

    someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience

    illusionist, conjure man, thaumaturgist, seer, thaumaturge, visionary, prestidigitator, sorcerer, conjurer, wizard, necromancer, conjuror

  2. sorcerer, magician, wizard, necromancer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgistnoun

    one who practices magic or sorcery

    illusionist, star, conjuror, thaumaturge, virtuoso, sensation, champion, superstar, whiz, mavin, genius, prestidigitator, ace, conjurer, necromancer, hotshot, maven, wiz, thaumaturgist, adept, wizard, sorcerer, whizz

Editors Contribution

  1. prestidigitatorsnoun

    prestidigitator is a fancy way of saying magician.

    he remembered that as a child he paid more attention to the movements of the prestidigitaror's hands than to things and animals that appeared, disappeared and were transformed.

    Submitted by agalsterer on January 11, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. magiciannoun

    sorcerer, enchanter, necromancer, conjurer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. magiciannoun

    conjurer, prestidigitator, sorcerer, wizard, necromancer, juggler, thaumaturge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "magician":

    conjurer, wizard, wiz, sorcerer, warlock, magic, fairy

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How to use magician in a sentence?

  1. William Haseltine:

    In this interview Adrian Hill is like a magician who distracts the audience with one shiny object to detract you from the fact that Adrian Hill accomplice is picking your pocket.

  2. Longfellow:

    In the life of every man there are sudden transitions of feeling, which seem almost miraculous. At once, as if some magician had touched the heavens and the earth, the dark clouds melt into the air, the wind falls, and serenity succeeds the storm. The causes which produce these changes may have been long at work within us, but the changes themselves are instantaneous, and apparently without sufficient cause.

  3. Dimitris Itoudis:

    If I could say for sure we would break the jinx and win the trophy I would have to be a magician and I am not a magician, I am just a coach, it's a great honor for the club to see them pick up these personal trophies but the most important thing is that they all said to me they were only interested in winning the title.

  4. The Rockies:

    In 2012, he was the flashiest, funnest guy to watch I had ever seen in the field, it was like, ’Oh, my gosh, if he can just piece it together, he’s Omar Vizquel.’ He’s like a magician with his hands. He also brings an energy. He’s pieced together a really awesome career. I’ve been impressed with him since the day I met him.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    A good writer is a magician; she unfolds the dark secrets of the mind.

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