Definition of wonder-working in English:



  • See wonder-worker

    ‘wonder-working sages and Kabbalists’
    • ‘There is power - wonder-working power - in the goodness and idealism and faith of the American people.’
    • ‘Union organizers in the past had sometimes put political lyrics to gospel music, as when Industrial Workers of the World organizer Joe Hill sang of the wonder-working might of the union (rather than of the blood of the lamb).’
    • ‘Given enough time, with the wonder-working power of natural selection acting upon genetic mutations, even seemingly impossible things can happen.’
    • ‘The case containing these relics was said to have wonder-working powers.’
    • ‘We're not seeing the brilliance of Darwin and the immense wonder-working power of natural selection.’