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Automatically, but in a way that, for some reason (typically because it is too complicated, or too ugly, or perhaps even too trivial), the speaker doesn't feel like explaining to you.

This term is quite old, going back at least to the mid-70s in jargon and probably much earlier. The word `automagic' occurred in advertising (for a shirt-ironing gadget) as far back as the late 1940s.
"The C-INTERCAL compiler generates C, then automagically invokes cc(1) to produce an executable."
by Biohertz January 30, 2003
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adv. Something that happens automatically, but that also has some mysterious, "magical" element to it. "Smart" appliances, features, etc. that do intelligent things with less help than you might expect.
I installed Windows, and it screwed up my system automagically!
by The Grammar Nazi January 13, 2002
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a process that happens automatically but cannot be explained to the processee how it actually happened.
Hey man, I just got a fax in my email inbox automagically, wtf??
by IT Geek January 23, 2009
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When you have coffee, work gets done automagically
Wow, how did you get 30 hours of work done in 5?

Automagically.
by flyingrunion May 26, 2018
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When an action automatically happens and you are amazed how it happened.
The words automagically tabed in the Microsoft Word document when I clicked ok.
by Jpaschen September 14, 2010
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Used to explain the unexplainable behavior of something. Usually refers to computers.
"I tried it 15 times, and now, for some reason, it just automagically works !"
by unreal_ed November 08, 2009
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