Synonyms of magic in English:

magic


See definition of magic

noun

1‘do you believe in magic?’

SYNONYMS

sorcery, witchcraft, wizardry, necromancy, enchantment, spellworking, incantation, the supernatural, occultism, the occult, black magic, the black arts, devilry, divination, malediction, voodoo, hoodoo, sympathetic magic, white magic, witching, witchery

charm, hex, spell, jinx

North American mojo, orenda

NZ makutu

South African informal muti

rare sortilege, thaumaturgy, theurgy

2‘he does magic at children's parties’

SYNONYMS

conjuring tricks, sleight of hand, legerdemain, illusion, prestidigitation, deception, trickery, juggling

informal jiggery-pokery

3‘the magic of the stage’

SYNONYMS

allure, allurement, attraction, excitement, enchantment, entrancement, fascination, charm, glamour, magnetism, enticement

ANTONYMS

dullness

4‘a taste of soccer magic’

SYNONYMS

skill, skilfulness, brilliance, ability, accomplishment, adeptness, competence, adroitness, deftness, dexterity, aptitude, expertise, expertness, art, finesse, experience, professionalism, talent, cleverness, smartness

ANTONYMS

clumsiness, incompetence


adjective

1‘a magic spell’

SYNONYMS

supernatural, enchanted, occult, Druidical

rare necromantic, thaumaturgic, thaumaturgical, sorcerous

2‘a magic place’

SYNONYMS

fascinating, captivating, charming, glamorous, magical, enchanting, entrancing, spellbinding, magnetic, irresistible, hypnotic

3‘we had a magic time’

SYNONYMS

wonderful, excellent, admirable

terrific, fabulous, fab, brilliant, brill

marvellous, excellent, splendid, wonderful, magnificent, superb, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, beautiful, too good to be true

super, great, smashing, amazing, fantastic, terrific, tremendous, phenomenal, sensational, heavenly, gorgeous, dreamy, grand, fabulous, fab, fabby, fantabulous, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, awesome, amazeballs, to die for, ace, cool, mean, bad, wicked, mega, crucial, mind-blowing, far out, A1, sound, out of this world, marvy, dope, def, phat

British brilliant, brill, bosting

North American neat, badass, bodacious, boss, radical, rad, peachy, boffo, bully, bitching, dandy, jim-dandy

US on fleek

NZ Australian beaut, bonzer

dated groovy, spanking, divine

British dated capital, champion, wizard, corking, ripping, cracking, spiffing, top-hole, topping, beezer

North American dated swell, keen

South African kif, lank

archaic goodly

ANTONYMS

awful


Phrases

    magic bullet

      ‘there is no magic bullet for successful innovation’

      SYNONYMS

      solution, answer, resolution, way out

      remedy, antidote, cure, nostrum, panacea

      quick fix