[maj-i-kuh l]


produced by or as if by magic: The change in the appearance of the room was magical.
mysteriously enchanting: a magical night.
of or relating to magic.

Origin of magical

First recorded in 1545–55; magic + -al1
Related formsmag·i·cal·ly, adverbhy·per·mag·i·cal, adjectivehy·per·mag·i·cal·ly, adverbqua·si-mag·i·cal, adjectivequa·si-mag·i·cal·ly, adverbsem·i·mag·i·cal, adjectivesem·i·mag·i·cal·ly, adverbun·mag·i·cal, adjectiveun·mag·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for magically

unusually, wondrously

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Word Origin and History for magically



1550s, from magic (n.) + -al (1). Related: Magically.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper