Definition of Sorcerer

1. Noun. One who practices magic or sorcery.




Definition of Sorcerer

1. n. A conjurer; an enchanter; a magician.

Definition of Sorcerer

1. Noun. (fantasy folklore) A magician or wizard, sometimes specifically male. ¹

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Definition of Sorcerer

1. one who practices sorcery [n -S] - See also: sorcery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sorcerer

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sorcerer (current term)
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sorcerizing

Literary usage of Sorcerer

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1. Gilbert and Sullivan and Their Operas: With Recollections and Anecdotes of D by François Cellier, Cunningham Bridgeman (1914)
"The new opera upon which Gilbert and Sullivan were engaged not being ripe for production, Mr. Carte decided on trying a revival of " The sorcerer. ..."

2. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1897)
"The sorcerer is finally baptised and gets rid of his enemy. ... No Saint —even a penitent sorcerer—would be so silly as to speak of his (the Devil's) riling ..."

3. Musical Myths and Facts by Carl Engel (1876)
"This sorcerer had a disciple, who, becoming acquainted with the ... Now, when the people learnt that the sorcerer had been deprived of his whistle, ..."

4. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1901)
"A sorcerer or magician, says Grose, differs from a witch in this : a witch derives all her power from a compact with the devil : a sorcerer commands him, ..."

5. Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative by Leigh Hunt (1846)
"COMUS THE sorcerer. THYRSIS tells the Brothers of a Lady, that their Sister has fallen into the hands of the sorcerer COMUS, dwelling in a wood. ..."

6. Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative by Leigh Hunt (1845)
"COMUS THE sorcerer. ... that their Sister has fallen intt the hands of the sorcerer ... a sorcerer dwells, Of Bacchus and of Circe born,—great Comus, ..."

7. The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead by James George Frazer (1913)
"For this great effort of eloquence the orator has been primed in the morning by the sorcerer. The process of priming consists in kneeling on the orator's ..."

8. The Chinese Fairy Book by Richard Wilhelm (1921)
"One day the sorcerer wished to go out. He placed a bowl which he covered with another bowl in ... By that time the sorcerer was already standing among them. ..."

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