Definition of TRICKSTER

a dishonest person who uses clever means to cheat others out of something of value <a heartless trickster swindled the elderly woman out of her life savings>
one who practices tricks and illusions for entertainment <a very adept trickster who used mirrors to make huge items—even buildings—seem to disappear>
Synonyms conjurer (or conjuror), illusionist, prestidigitator, trickster
Related Words charmer, enchanter, enchantress

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