[ nek-ruh-man-ser ]
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  1. a person who uses witchcraft or sorcery, especially to reanimate dead people or to foretell the future by communicating with them: In the story, the boy is killed by a serial killer and then revived as a zombie by a necromancer.

Origin of necromancer

First recorded in 1540–50; equivalent to necromanc(y) + -er1

Words Nearby necromancer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use necromancer in a sentence

  • The Royal necromancer is very wise, and you may depend upon what he says.

    Policeman Bluejay | L. Frank Baum