Definition of wise man in English:

wise man


  • A man versed in magic, witchcraft, or astrology.

    • ‘Matthew describes the three men, not as kings, but as wise men or ‘Magi’.’
    • ‘He calls his wise men, and he demands that they interpret the dreams.’
    • ‘Each of the wise men had their own beliefs about the Holy Mountain and, of course, their own way of getting there.’
    • ‘So they'd been told by wise men, who'd seen the light.’
    • ‘They were the healers, the teachers, and the wise men and women others would turn to in times of trouble.’