• Sorcerer

    Pronunciation

    • UK IPA: /ˈsɔːsəɹə(ɹ)/
    • US enPR: sôrʹ-sər-ər, IPA: /ˈsɔɹ.sɚ.ɚ/

    Origin

    From Old French sorcier, ultimately from Latin sors ("oracular response"), from Proto-Indo-European *seh₁- ("to sort, lineup")

    Full definition of sorcerer

    Noun

    sorcerer

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

    Usage notes

    Sometimes misspelled sorceror, possibly from erroneous analogy to Latinate words ending in -or

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