wonder-worker

[ wuhn-der-wur-ker ]
/ ˈwʌn dərˌwɜr kər /
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noun

a worker or performer of wonders or marvels.

Nearby words

  1. wonder,
  2. wonder boy,
  3. wonder child,
  4. wonder drug,
  5. wonder-stricken,
  6. wonderberry,
  7. wonderful,
  8. wonderfully,
  9. wondering,
  10. wonderingly

Origin of wonder-worker

First recorded in 1590–1600

Related formswon·der-work·ing, adjective

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Word Origin and History for wonder-worker

wonder-worker

n.

1590s, translating Greek thaumatourgos.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper