illusionist


il·lu·sion·ist

noun \i-ˈlüzh-nist, -ˈlü-zhə-\

: an entertainer who performs magic tricks

Full Definition of ILLUSIONIST

:  a person who produces illusory effects: as
a :  one (as an artist) whose work is marked by illusionism
b :  a sleight-of-hand performer or a magician
il·lu·sion·is·tic \-ˌlü-zhə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective
il·lu·sion·is·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of ILLUSIONIST

  1. <tried to figure out how the illusionist made his assistant disappear from the stage>

First Known Use of ILLUSIONIST

1850

Rhymes with ILLUSIONIST

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