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
New Zealand 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
marvellous, excellent, splendid, wonderful, magnificent, superb, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, beautiful, too good to be true
informal super, great, 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 informal smashing
North American informal neat, badass, bodacious, boss, radical, rad, peachy, boffo, bully, bitching, dandy, jim-dandy
US informal on fleek
Australian, New Zealand informal beaut, bonzer
informal, dated groovy, spanking, divine
British informal, dated capital, champion, wizard, corking, ripping, cracking, spiffing, top-hole, topping, beezer
North American informal, dated swell, keen
South African informal kif, lank
archaic goodly
ANTONYMS

awful


Phrases

    magic bullet

    ‘there is no magic bullet for successful innovation’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    solution, answer, resolution, way out

    remedy, antidote, cure, nostrum, panacea

    informal

    quick fix