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Definition of the noun wiz

What does wiz mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: wizzes / wizes (variant)

  1. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Alternative definition of the noun wiz


  1. a person who is exceptionally gifted or skilled in a particular area
  2. [slang] the act of urination


  1. Wiz a.k.a. W.I.Z. or WIZ, the working pseudonym of Andrew Whiston, is an English music video director who has directed videos for popular recording artists since 1991.
  2. Wiz a.k.a. Gary Freeman: Gary Ross Freeman, MNZM is a former professional rugby league footballer who represented his country. He was arguably one of New Zealand's greatest Test halfbacks and at the time of his retirement he was the most-capped New Zealand test player and also held the record for most consecutive tests for New Zealand with 37.
  3. Wiz a.k.a. Andrew Wisniewski is an American professional basketball player.
  4. Wiz a.k.a. Darren Brown: Darren Mark Brown, known as Wiz, was lead-singer and guitarist of English indie punk band Mega City Four in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and later bands Serpico and Ipanema from 2002 to 2006.
  5. Wiz appeared in the 2014 Time Is Illmatic documentary film.
  6. Wiz is a fictional character in the anime and manga series D.N.Angel created by Yukiru Sugisaki. Wiz is voiced by Mariela Ortiz in the English dub. In the Wink drama CDs, he's voiced by Megumi Toyoguchi.
  7. Wiz a.k.a. Jerry Seay is a member of the musical group Mother's Finest.

There are other people with in their name, like Wiz Gamb, Gary G-Wiz, William Wiz, Wiz Khalifa, DJ Disco Wiz.


  1. Wiz: Liz is a fictional character from the film Wild Thing.
  2. Wiz is a fictional character from the 1951 film Journey Into Light.
  3. Wiz is a fictional character from the 2009 film Brooklyn's Finest.
  4. Wiz is a fictional character in the 2001 film They Call Me Sirr.


"Wiz" a.k.a. "The Wiz" is a 1978 American musical adventure film produced in collaboration between Motown Productions and Universal Pictures, and released by Universal on October 24, 1978. A reimagining of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz featuring an entirely African-American cast, The Wiz was adapted from the 1975 Broadway musical of the same name. The film follows the adventures of Dorothy, a shy Harlem, New York, schoolteacher who finds herself magically transported to the Land of Oz, which resembles a fantasy version of New York City. Befriended by a Scarecrow, a Tin Man, and a Cowardly Lion, she travels through the land to seek an audience with the mysterious Wiz, whom they say has the power to take her home.


"Wiz" is a video game.

  • genres: Adventure game, Action game


  1. Wiz is a file format.
  2. Wiz a.k.a. widely interspaced zinc finger motifs is a gene.
    • also known as WIZ zinc finger, widely-interspaced zinc finger motifs

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Google previewIntegrable Systems in the realm of Algebraic Geometry (2013)

by Pol Vanhaecke

The complete linear system has no base points by the Riemann-Roch Theorem, hence wiz is an embedding when it is injective and immersive. The Riemann surfaces for which the above map is not an embedding are called hyperelliptic ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)

by John Clute, John Grant

The URBAN FANTASY continues - for example, the Cowardly Lion has been hiding in one of the stone lions outside the New York Public Library, The Wiz is an unsuccessful politician, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Theater (2008)

by Anthony D. Hill, Douglas Q. Barnett

Stephanie Mills, outstanding actress in a musical (The Wiz, 1974—75); George Faison, outstanding choreography (The Wiz, ...

Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

tHe WIZ 1971 fllm Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The fllm was released in conjunction with Quaker Oats releasing a new candy bar, which was of course turned into a Wonka Bar. This is why the title was changed from “ Charlie” to ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

WIZARD, or rarely WISARD, n. wiz'érd [from wise, signifying, in the language of the vulgar, 'the cunning man,' ' a conjurer'l: an adept in the black-art; a magician; a sorcerer; a conjurer; in OE., ...

Google previewThe New Universal English Dictionary ... To which is added, a dictionary of cant words ... The fourth edition, carefully corrected by Mr. Buchanan, etc (1760)

by Nathan BAILEY

are four, wiz. a. The perfect of the more; a. The perfect of the less. 3. The imperfect of the more. 4. The imperfect of the less. But these moods are now grown much out of use, except the last, which is called the Common ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Epidemiologic Methods (2000)

by Mitchell H Gail, Jacques Benichou

An error model, here called f wiz.x(wl:, x, &1). In many applications, the error model does not depend on Z. For example, in the classical additive measurement error model (1) with normally distributed measurement error, o' is the only ...

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Scrabble value of W4I1Z10

The value of this 3-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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