EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From wizard

NounEdit

wiz (plural wizzes)

  1. a person who is exceptionally gifted or skilled in a particular area
  2. (Internet, informal) A wizard; an administrator of a multi-user dungeon.
    • 2003, David Lojek, Emote to the Max (page 11)
      The wizzes are only the junior grade of the MUD illuminati. The people who attain the senior grade of MUD freemasonry by starting their own MUD, with all due hubris, are known as gods.
  3. (vulgar, slang, especially with the verb "take") An act of urination; a whiz.
    I have to take a wiz.

SynonymsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwītaz, whence also Old Saxon hwīt, Old English hwīt, Old Norse hvítr. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine).

AdjectiveEdit

wīz

  1. white

DescendantsEdit

  • German: weiß
  • Yiddish: װײַס (vays)
Last modified on 30 December 2013, at 10:16