Witch vs. Wizard

Witch vs. Wizard — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Witch and Wizard

Witchnoun

A person, especially a woman, claiming or popularly believed to possess magical powers and practice sorcery.

Wizardnoun

One who practices magic; a sorcerer or magician.

Witchnoun

A believer or follower of Wicca; a Wiccan.

Wizardnoun

A skilled or clever person

a wizard at math.

Witchnoun

(Offensive) An old woman considered to be ugly or frightening.

Wizardnoun

(Archaic) A sage.

Witchnoun

A woman considered to be spiteful or overbearing.

Wizardadjective

Chiefly British Slang Excellent.

Witchnoun

(Informal) A woman or girl considered to be charming or fascinating.

Wizardadjective

(Archaic) Of or relating to wizards or wizardry.

Witchnoun

One particularly skilled or competent at one's craft

"A witch of a writer, [she] is capable of developing an intensity that verges on ferocity" (Peter S. Prescott).

Wizardnoun

A man who uses (or has skill with) magic, mystic items, and magical and mystical practices.

Witchverb

To work or cast a spell on; bewitch.

Wizardnoun

One who is especially skilled or unusually talented in a particular field.

He was a financial wizard, capable of predicting the movements of the stock markets.

Witchverb

To cause, bring, or effect by witchcraft.

Wizardnoun

(computing) A computer program or script used to simplify complex operations, often for an inexperienced user, an assistant program.

Use the "Add Network Connection" wizard to connect to a network in a series of simple steps.

Witchverb

To use a divining rod to find underground water or minerals; dowse.

Wizardnoun

(Internet) One of the administrators of a multi-user dungeon.

Witchnoun

A person who practices witchcraft; a woman or man who practices witchcraft.

Wizardnoun

(obsolete) A wiseman; a sage.

Witchnoun

(now usually particularly) A woman who is learned in and actively practices witchcraft.

Wizardnoun

(internet slang) An adult virgin over the age of 30

Witchnoun

(derogatory) An ugly or unpleasant woman.

I hate that old witch.

Wizardadjective

Fine, superb (originally RAF slang).

Witchnoun

One who exercises more-than-common power of attraction; a charming or bewitching person.

Wizardverb

(intransitive) To practice wizardry.

Witchnoun

One given to mischief, especially a woman or child.

Wizardverb

(transitive) To conjure.

Witchnoun

(geometry) A certain curve of the third order, described by Maria Agnesi under the name versiera.

Wizardnoun

someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Witchnoun

The stormy petrel.

Wizardnoun

one who practices magic or sorcery

Witchnoun

Any of a number of flatfish:

Wizardadjective

possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers;

charming incantationsmagic signs that protect against adverse influencea magical spell'tis now the very witching time of nightwizard wandswizardly powers

Witchnoun

Glyptocephalus cynoglossus (Torbay sole), found in the North Atlantic.

Witchnoun

Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis (megrim), found in the North Atlantic.

Witchnoun

Arnoglossus scapha, found near New Zealand.

Witchnoun

A cone of paper which is placed in a vessel of lard or other fat and used as a taper.

Witchverb

To practise witchcraft.

Witchverb

To bewitch.

Witchverb

(transitive) To dowse for water.

Witchnoun

a female sorcerer or magician

Witchnoun

a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil

Witchnoun

an ugly evil-looking old woman

Witchverb

cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something