channeler

noun
chan·​nel·​er | \ ˈcha-nə-lər How to pronounce channeler (audio) \

Definition of channeler

: 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 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, PEOPLE.com, 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, EW.com, 26 Nov. 2021 The meticulous channeler is actress Deirdre O'Connell, lip-syncing the voice of a middle-aged Florida woman taken hostage for five months in 1997 and brutalized by a mentally ill ex-inmate. Washington Post, 18 Oct. 2021 Don DeLillo, the high priest of chilly postmodernism, would seem an odd candidate for channeler of the 9/11 touchy-feelies. Chris Vognar, Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep. 2021 And other entrepreneurial channelers rose across the country, with similar acts; Seth had helped spur a new subgenre of pop spiritual literature. Sam Kestenbaum, New York Times, 29 Oct. 2019 Zoe Robins plays healer Nynaeve al'Meara, and Madeleine Madden plays the powerful channeler Egwene al'Vere. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 4 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of channeler

1983, in the meaning defined above

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“Channeler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/channeler. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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