chan·​nel·​er ˈcha-nə-lər How to pronounce channeler (audio)
: a person who conveys thoughts or energy from a source believed to be outside the person's body or conscious mind
specifically : one who speaks for nonphysical beings or spirits

Examples of channeler in a Sentence

a channeler who claims to receive messages from a medieval warrior
Recent Examples on the Web Back at the White Tower, Verin Sedai (Meera Syal) has arrived to have a chat with these channelers Nynaeve and Egwene she's heard so much about. Alex Raiman,, 15 Sep. 2023 Male channelers, on the other hand, seem to have gotten some upgrades. Andrew Cunningham & Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, 29 Sep. 2023 Some more book-vs-show, internal-vs-external stuff going on here; in the books, channelers can definitely, 100% for sure, tell the difference between being shielded (temporary) and being stilled (permanent, with an asterisk). Andrew Cunningham & Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, 29 Sep. 2023 The Forsaken are a group of ancient channelers who serve the Dark One, the root of evil in The Wheel of Time universe. Milan Polk, Men's Health, 8 Sep. 2023 Nynaeve, who was a Wisdom (or healer) in Emond's Field in the Two Rivers, has proven herself to be an incredibly powerful channeler of the One Power. Sam Gillette,, 17 Dec. 2021 What a startling channeler of musical theater Kushner and Tesori came up with: the hardships of a Black woman in 1963, working as a housekeeper for a Jewish family. Washington Post, 14 Nov. 2021 Seen in that light (no pun intended), channeling the One Power is like using a cheat code, and every Aes Sedai or minor channeler practicing the craft is as guilty of perverting the will of the Light as a False Dragon. Sean T. Collins, Vulture, 3 Dec. 2021 Gentling, we're told, is the process by which an Aes Sedai defangs a channeler by severing them from the One Power. Randall Colburn,, 26 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of channeler was in 1983

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“Channeler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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