Sunday, August 22, 2010


I may have invented this word today, but I feel like I've heard it somewhere before. A quick web search didn't turn up this meaning, so here you go:
automagic, adjective. Automatic to a seemingly magical degree.

Example: Look, I don't know how the software does that; it just happens automagically.

Perhaps Arthur C. Clarke would approve.


  1. Sorry to say that it's not your coinage. I've been hearing it for years, and it even has its own Wiktionary entry:

  2. Yeah, I thought I'd heard it before, but I wasn't sure it wasn't in my head. At least I made the same Clark reference as the Wiktionary.