(noun, adjective, verb)


1. possessing or using supernatural powers

- magic signs that protect against adverse influence

- a magical spell

Similar word(s): supernatural, charming, magical, sorcerous, witching, wizard, wizardly

2. producing extraordinary results, as though through the use of magic; wonderful, amazing.

3. pertaining to conjuring tricks or illusions performed for entertainment

Sentences with magic as an adjective:

- a magic wand; a magic dragon

- a magic moment

- a magic show; a magic trick

- — I cleaned up the flat while you were out. — Really? Magic!


1. any art that invokes supernatural powers

Similar word(s): thaumaturgy

Definition categories: thought, supernaturalism

2. an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers

Similar word(s): conjuration, deception, illusion, legerdemain, thaumaturgy, trick

Definition categories: act, performance


1. (transitive) To produce, transform (something), (as if) by magic. [from 20th c.]