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whiz | wiz

Meaning: someone with great talent or skill

For example:

  • My daughter is a whiz at physics, so she'll have no trouble getting into a good university.

  • Brendan might be useless at sports, but he sure is a wiz at the computer.

Origin: possibly an abbreviation of "wizard"

Quick Quiz:

David's a real whiz at chemistry, so when he does his chemistry exam he should
  1. pass with difficulty
  2. pass with ease
  3. pass out

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